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From our recent look at elders and aging to our story on the "golden age of the bus," we share some recent listener letters.

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[Music: "A Message to You Rudy (Karaoke-Version) As Made Famous By: The Specials" by Charly Karaoke Group from Karaoke World: Here We Go / "59th Street Bridge Song by The Symphonic Orchestra from The Instrumental Sound of Simon and Garfunkel"]

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