I Am 55

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Birthdays are normally not a big deal to me.  I think that is largely due to the influence of my parents.  Their philosophy was that a person is as young as they feel, so birthdays were just another day to them.  So, to that end…

Turning 20 was cool.

I looked forward to turning 30 for as long as I can remember.

Turning 40 at the turn of the century was great.

I absolutely celebrated when I turned 50 (just ask my family).

But, for some reason, turning 55 has not been easy.

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