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Aging Gracefully: Portraits of People Over 100 by Karsten Thormaehlen

By Karsten Thormaehlen

Fall in love with fifty two clever, fit, and cheerful 100-year-olds during this celebratory and uplifting artwork booklet. a gorgeous and interesting exploration of what it truly is wish to be over a hundred years outdated, Aging Gracefully invitations readers to appear into the face of a century of lifestyles adventure with images of centenarians captured via the compassionate, minimalist lens of photographer Karsten Thormaehlen. The awesome photos are followed via brief bios of the centenarians, that includes charges and knowledge on love, nutrients, humor, and dwelling with grace.

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As a young woman, the former tailor was trained in traditional Japanese dressmaking before she married. Her parents used to tell her that being wasteful was a sin. That’s why she still finishes her plate at all meals—especially the vegetables, like radish and eggplants, which she grows in her garden during the warm seasons on Japan’s northernmost island, Hokkaido. In the long and cold winter months, she often enjoys going to the public bath, where she stays in the water for more than two hours washing her hair, which she boasts she never tried to dye.

Gas lamps giving way to energy-saving electric bulbs. Aviation going from the rickety planes I once flew in to supersonic jets. On and on and on. What a wonderful world. I would have it no other way. Dr. Olivia Hooker’s hands INTRODUCTION Timeless Beauty Karsten Thormaehlen You might assume that as a professional photographer I’d prefer to put luxury goods, celebrities, and models in front of the lens. But my ultimate passion is photographing old people. Very old people. Maybe it is because, in my previous work as an advertising art director, I had sufficient opportunity to experience the life of a photographer as one would typically imagine it.

When I was a little girl I used to read a lot. ” she boasts. While 19-year-old Milton, the youngest of her 14 grandchildren, is combing her hair and fixing her earrings for the photo session, she talks about her husband—Romulo Salazar, a telegraph operator, who passed away 26 years ago—their five children (three sons and two daughters), fourteen grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson. Ursulina now lives with Milton’s mother, Ursula, who’s in the living room preparing a traditional café Lojano, together with cake, bread, and local milk cheese.

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