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The Ongoing Sacrifice of the Elderly

One out of 100 people. And growing.

In his still-incredible, still-unparalleled New Yorker essay “This Old Man,” writer Roger Angell, then 93 years old (and now 101), described in chilling (yet characteristically funny) detail of how older people tend to be treated in social situations.

We elders — what kind of a handle is this, anyway, halfway between…

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Will Leitch

Will Leitch

I write about these tumultuous times 2x a week. Author of five books, including “How Lucky.” NYMag/MLB.. Founder, Deadspin. https://williamfleitch.substack.com