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THE ARTIST

Harold Garde is nearly 90 years old, yet his abstract paintings are more sought after than ever. A museum is displaying his largest piece ever in a big way. Click here to see how the man and his art are are stopping traffic and rewriting the rules.
 
 
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ROWDY GAINES' OLYMPIC PICKS
VOICE OF SWIMMING SIZES UP THE RACES

The Olympics are finally here! Before he left for London, Growing Bolder contributor Rowdy Gaines, who will be calling his sixth Olympics for NBC Sports, told us what it's like to have the best seat in the house for his beloved sport of swimming. Wait until you hear how his dad describes his style of broadcasting. Plus, Rowdy will give you the inside scoop on the three races you do NOT want to miss during these Games.
 
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GROWING BOLDER WITH ... DR. DOT RICHARDSON

When softball player Dr. Dot Richardson won her two Olympic gold medals, she vowed they wouldn't stay locked up in a safe somewhere. She made it her mission to allow as many children to wear them as possible as a way to encourage kids to pursue their passions. She had no idea how inspired she'd be. She shares the story of a child who reminded her just how important it is to be bold in life. Get a tissue ready for this one!
 
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GONE TOO SOON
REMEMBERING LARRY HOPPEN



Our hearts are heavy this week following the death of Larry Hoppen, lead singer for the band Orleans. On his official Facebook page, his wife, Patricia Smith Hoppen, wrote: "For his fans, I am deeply sorry for YOUR loss. I know he will be missed." Our thoughts are with his wife and daughters. We just featured Larry and his incredible voice on an episode of The Growing Bolder TV Show this season. Take a moment to remember all the beautiful music he brought to our lives in our story below.

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READY TO ROCK?

Through the stories we produce for the Growing Bolder TV Show and the Growing Bolder Radio Show, we've met some of the country's most active, fascinating and vibrant elders. What are their secrets? How have they not only lived to 90, 100 or even 110 but managed to thrive in their later years, often living independently and drug-free? We listened to what they had to say and learned the lifestyle secrets of centenarians.

In our first ebook from Bolder Press, we proudly present "The Rock Stars of Aging: 50 Ways to Live to 100." You'll meet the world's oldest college graduate, woman to reach the North Pole, NASCAR driver, showgirl, college baseball player, Olympian, motivational speaker and many others. But more importantly, you'll learn how to start adapting their habits into your own lifestyle today. It's never too late to write the rest of your story. And here's the best part -- the book can be yours for just $4.99! What are you waiting for? Get ready to rock your life!