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RETIRED AND RIPPED
Jim Shaffer was never athletic, but at the age of 54, he decided to stop smoking and start working out. Something totally unexpected happened -- he liked it! How much? Well, now, at the age of 75, he is stronger and healthier than ever. Oh, yes, he's also a champion bodybuilder! See how he made this incredible transition. Click here to watch his story.
 
 
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Kay Glynn is one of the most unusual grandmothers on planet. She is a 58-year-old grandmother of four and just may be the greatest all-around masters track and field star competing today. Just 10 years after ending her 30-year hiatus from competition, she already holds several world records. Find out why she pushes herself to new limits and what her husband of nearly 40 years thinks of her new fame.
 
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Have you ever wanted to really experience America? Writer Colin Flaherty did so he quit his job and traveled cross-country for a year. He did it all relying on his thumb -- hitchhiking the entire way. He shares stories from the road, including the most astonishing thing he saw on his trip.
 
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FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH
IS IT REAL? HOW DO YOU FIND IT?

This week, we launched a new project -- regular Growing Bolder live chats on the Orlando Sentinel's website. To kick things off, we discussed one of our favorite topics -- is the Fountain of Youth real? To find the answers, we brought in an expert: cyclist Sandy Scott. He's a world-class racer who holds multiple records and he keeps getting better every year. And he's 71. We've archived the chat and invite you to check out our discussions about exercising as we age, diet choices and the role of meditation and visualization in a healthy lifestyle.

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Remember Pat Gallant-Charette? She's the woman who recently swam across the English Channel at the age of 60 and into the history books. She just made history again. She made the 21-mile swim from the island of Catalina to the California mainland, breaking the world record for the oldest woman to cross the Catalina Channel. She was even escorted by nearly 100 dolphins. Click here to see a slideshow of her arrival and click here to listen to our interview with this amazing swimmer.

We also learned that Gladys Burrill, the 92-year-old marathoner, will be inducted into the Honolulu Marathon Hall of Fame next month. On marathon day, Gladys will lead a 10K Race Day Walk to benefit the Lokahi Caring Project, which distributes gifts to the needy on Christmas. The Gladyator proves it's never too late to change your life and others' lives. Click here to listen to our recent interview with her.