"Fifty is halftime," said Joe Namath when his big birthday rolled around. I appreciate sports metaphors as much as the next guy, but this one won't make the cut. Few fifty-year-olds can expect to play two more full quarters of the game of life.
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Source Notes: Getting Over Getting Older: An Intimate Journey (chapter 2, "Feeling Out Fifty") (1996).
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