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Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Reader Submission

Erica Eynouf submitted this great photo of her friend, Patricia McTree Ervin. Patricia is a member of young@heart, a chorus group for seniors. Her profile reads:

Patricia McTee Ervin (1925)
Pat grew up in Austin Texas, Graduated from the University of Texas in 1945 with a degree in Drama.She lived for 50 years in Boston Ma, where she directed childrens theatre and raised 5 children of her own.She is an avid worker for peace, loves opera and coffee ice cream.Chorus member since August 2007

5 comments:

KD said...

I love this site and this post! Keep up the fabulous work!

Anonymous said...

This "Advanced Style" site has been making the usual rounds lately and (to me) there seems to be a highly condescending air surrounding the whole affair.

Isn't it already obvious that the elderly know how to choose colors and put on hats? Yeah, I think so.

By taking their photos and by stating the obvious ("we spotted this woman and her beautiful pink sweater...") the site objectifies seniors and makes them as dull as everyone else trudging down the chewing gum-caked sidewalks of New York City. Pathetic!

E said...

What a cool lady - and I'm totally stealing the ornate glasses chain idea - I have lots of necklaces I could use for that!

Shones said...

I respectfully disagree with the anonymous blogger, especially regarding this photo, that the site objectifies seniors and makes them dull. On the contrary, we have a wonderful glimpse of where this woman is from, what she studied, what she enjoys doing in her current life. It's nice to hear real life snippets about someone I would normally walk past on the street without giving a second thought.

Anonymous said...

Hook 'em Horns!!!

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