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My older, wiser friends - Mary Killen

Features | By Mary Killen

You know oldies are listening when you talk, not scrolling through their iPhone, says Mary Killen

In January, I googled ‘synonym for gerontophile’. I was writing about the death of Butch Stewart, the Jamaican founder of the Sandals chain of Caribbean resorts, at the age of 79. He was a much-loved older friend. And I wondered whether there was a name for gerontophiles like me. ...

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