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How old was he?
60-ish. That is what rankles most. He is retired.
I can't imagine you retired. No matter how ill you get you still have all that intellectual energy you had when you were 18, it is just that you can no longer walk 10 mile round trips of an evening. You are a force of nature.
You are very kind.