Young @Heart

Posted by: Jerold E. Rothkoff Posted Date: Sunday, April 27, 2008 10:38

Last week I saw the movie,Young @ Heart.  Young @ Heart is a documentary regarding the lives of a group of senior citizen members of a choir in New England as they prepare for a performance.  If it sounds a little boring to you, you will be thoroughly surprised that the movie is both moving and inspirational.

What unfolds from the opening scene is a group of seniors, some struggling with serious ailments, making the most of their lives.  Often, seniors are portrayed as frail and sedentary.  This movie is a welcome respite from this stereotype.

Participation in the choir gives its members a reason to wake up in the morning.  A reason to continue to live life to the very fullest.  Young @ Heart will leave you with the feeling that maybe the best years are ahead in all of us       

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