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As the Jewish world mourns her death, I'll never forget my encounter with this truly great woman.
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It's getting up afterwards that matters.
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June 28, 2013 4:05 PM
I was 80 in March. THANK YOU so very much. I do look at each day as a gift. Life is different when lived day by day. msi
June 28, 2013 2:59 AM
Lori your talks are always so inspirational. My wife is close to 83 aand always fearing a tomorrow instead of enjoying another day. She has just been in hospital for a heart problems and now looks differently at life. She told me just yesterday that she looks at every new day as a bonus and decided to enjoy every minute with her chidren and grand children.I forwarded this Video clip to her personal PC to share your wisdom and your comforting thoughts. May G-d bless your parents and all your family Amen.
June 24, 2013 11:32 AM
Happy Birthday to Lori Palatnik's parents! :-) May they both have a joyful and healthy year ahead. I too am facing a milestone birthday in October, and I'm working on achieving some personal goals during the milestone year.
June 23, 2013 6:56 PM
80 is the new 90, I have a brother in law, my late sister's husband, he will be 92 in August. Still playing tennis, driving, etc.
June 28, 2013 4:53 PM
Thats incredible!!! We should all have bracha that at such an age we will be just as healthy! Also, I think you meant 90 is the new 80...have a great Shabbos!!!!
June 23, 2013 7:25 AM
May G-d bless and reward your parents for raising you to be such an amazing person, kiddush hashem, and an inspiration to the Jewish people!
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