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IN HER OWN WORDS: April Wilder
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IN HER OWN WORDS: April Wilder

One day I walked into a therapist’s office, one with whom I’d awkwardly run out of things to talk about, and I told her the only thing really bothering me was a story I was writing and would she mind, if it wasn’t insulting or illegal or whatever, if we spent the session analyzing a fictional character (Kat). She said sure and set her timer. Continue reading

OTHER BLOOMERS & SHAKERS: Ellen Albertini Dow, The New Old Girl
Other Bloomers and Shakers

OTHER BLOOMERS & SHAKERS: Ellen Albertini Dow, The New Old Girl

Retirement from teaching in 1985—when she was 72—is what prompted Dow to try her hand at acting in television and film. At a time when most people are settling down to enjoy their golden years, Dow opted to begin a new career entirely. IMDB credits her with 102 total roles, the first of which was in the film American Drive-In. At age 100, she continues to act and inspire. Continue reading