Just A Number

Author: Anne-Marie Mooney Cotter
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317109937
Size: 16,14 MB
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Whilst workers' organizations and third-party analysts around the world commonly cite age as the most prevalent form of discrimination in the workplace, age discrimination has not had the same high profile as discrimination on grounds of sex or race. This book allows readers to better understand the issue of ageism and inequality. It examines the primary role of legislation and court process in combating age discrimination at both national and international levels. Including the role of NAFTA and the EU in this respect, it also provides a detailed examination of the relationship between age issues and the law, and will be an important resource for those involved in age discrimination and elder rights.

Age Is Just A Number

Author: Myrliss Hershey
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781462841028
Size: 14,38 MB
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Marvela Higglesford, a 74 year old retired television producer from New York, left her comfortable apartment to live in a retirement community in Johnson County, Kansas. There she could be equidistant from her two sons, and easily fly to visit her daughter in London. Marvela adjusts to the wrenching change by volunteering and interviewing residents who have amazing stories to tell. She reconciles with her ex-husband at their daughters wedding. They reveal plans to remarry shortly before John dies of a massive stroke. Marvelas friendship with a paraplegic resident, blossoms into a romance. Despite the handicap, and their age difference, they marry. After all, age is just a number.

Age Is Just A Number

Author: Cherrill Clough
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1499025327
Size: 11,36 MB
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Emily Saunders, an eighty-five-year-old widow of means, lives in an affluent suburb of Brisbane and has everything she needs, but she is lonely. Her family does not have the time to check on her because of their busy lives. She phones her friend Audrey Thomas, also a widow, and asks her to accompany her on a cruise, and she is delighted. They had been through high school together and are still the best of friends. During the cruise, there is a talent quest; and as Audrey, also eighty-five, always wanted to be a singer, she entered and won the first and second contests, then was requested by the audience to do concerts, which were well-attended on the ship. On the cruise, they stopped at a small island that was very little, and the two ladies went to visit the school, which had very little tools, books, and things needed to run any school. Audrey and Emily decided to start a charity for the school. It was doing really well, and some big company names generously gave their products just for a mention in their advertisement. The women did well and soon outfitted the school from the donations received. After their second cruise, requested by the company for Audrey to do more concerts on board, they delivered all the goods, and the children did a concert on the ship for thanks and built up a good rapport with the passengers who all wanted to help this poor island school and joined the charity. They arrived back in Brisbane to the television news showing that a huge cyclone had washed away the homes of the children of the Vitu School and all the terrible devastation. Many families living in the school and hospital on the hill are the only buildings standing fully intact. The cruise ships couldn't go in for the debris everywhere, so there was no income from the islander's wares. It was full steam ahead with the charity. Audrey's two sons came and voluntarily managed the funds coming in through the charity. Audrey does a huge concert in Brisbane with other supporting acts in a stadium for seventy-five thousand people and kept the charity money building. There were fifty-six tradesmen of all persuasions who went voluntarily and did an amazing job, all being filmed to show the people where their hard-earned donations had been used for. From this, Audrey, who has dreamed of having her own concert all her life, made DVDs and CDs that sold out and won awards. They both got humanitarian awards and, after a full-on three years, decided to slow down and take it easy. This is a wonderful story of love, friendship, family, and human kindness and proves that age is just a number.

Age Is Just A Number

Author: Dara Torres
Editor: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 9780767931922
Size: 20,20 MB
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From legendary Olympic gold medalist Dara Torres comes a motivational, inspirational memoir about staying fit, aging gracefully, and pursuing your dreams. Dara Torres captured the hearts and minds of Americans of all ages when she launched her Olympic comeback as a new mother at the age of forty-one—years after she had retired from competitive swimming and eight years since her last Olympics. When she took three silver medals in Beijing—including a heartbreaking .01-second finish behind the gold medalist in the women’s 50-meter freestyle—America loved her all the more for her astonishing achievement and her good-natured acceptance of the results. Now, in Age Is Just a Number, Dara reveals how the dream of an Olympic comeback first came to her—when she was months into her first, hard-won pregnancy. With humor and candor, Dara recounts how she returned to serious training—while nursing her infant daughter and contending with her beloved father’s long battle with cancer. Dara talks frankly about diving back in for this comeback; about being an older athlete in a younger athletes’ game; about competition, doubt, and belief; about working through pain and uncertainty; and finally—about seizing the moment and, most important, never giving up. A truly self-made legend, her story will resonate with women of all ages—and with anyone daring to entertain a seemingly impossible dream.

98 It S More Than Just A Number

Author: Akshay Ravi
Editor: Emerald Publishers
Size: 10,14 MB
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Writing exam after exam, getting into a college, playing pranks during college, this book traverses the life of Vaibhav, who is one among the 98% in today's society. This book is not about extraordinary things or about extraordinary people. This is dedicated to the young ordinary lad who is made to do extraordinary things in order to become great. This book is dedicated to the kid who doesn’t top the school ranks or the entrance examination charts. This book is about what happens to the 98% of students.

Age Is Just A Number Adventures In Online Dating

Author: D. S. White
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 141167233X
Size: 10,24 MB
Format: PDF
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D.S. White brings us a nicely woven collection of articles on the blogosphere, relationships, holidays, reviews and recommendations on online dating sites for African Americans and last but not least, the first six episodes of the serial memoir: Age is Just a Number: - Age is just a number. Is it really that simple? Divine's journey of self-discovery is an often humorous, sometimes unbelievable, and at times achingly sad recounting of her shellshock upon reentering the world of dating after a fourteen year absence. On the journey she discovers online dating Web sites, IM, and chat rooms. In her journal, she reveals her bewilderment as she tries to navigate the new dating rules that allow twenty year olds to feel emboldened enough to approach thirty-seven year olds with the line age is just a number

Age Is Just A Number

Author: Charles Eugster
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0751565385
Size: 11,51 MB
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Retired dental surgeon Charles Eugster rekindled a love of competitive rowing he'd neglected for most of his adult life at the age of 63. He took up bodybuilding at the age of 87. And at the age of 95 he started sprinting for the first time in his life, becoming World Champion at 200m indoor and 400m outdoor. He is a world record holder for his age group in a number of sports, and has 40 Gold Medals for World Masters Rowing. In this book, Charles shares his journey and his passionate belief that growing older needn't slow you down. And he shows his readers how taking on new challenges, learning new things, and improving your body as it ages is not only fun, but rewarding for the individual, and beneficial to society.

42 Is Not Just A Number

Author: Doreen Rappaport
Editor: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 076369715X
Size: 10,86 MB
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Baseball, basketball, football — no matter the game, Jackie Robinson excelled. His talents would have easily landed another man a career in pro sports, but in America in the 1930s and ’40s, such opportunities were closed to athletes like Jackie for one reason: his skin was the wrong color. Settling for playing baseball in the Negro Leagues, Jackie chafed at the inability to prove himself where it mattered most: the major leagues. Then in 1946, Branch Rickey, manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, decided he was going to break the “rules” of segregation: he recruited Jackie Robinson. Fiercely determined, Jackie faced cruel and sometimes violent hatred and discrimination, but he proved himself again and again, exhibiting courage, restraint, and a phenomenal ability to play the game. In this compelling biography, award-winning author Doreen Rappaport chronicles the extraordinary life of Jackie Robinson and how his achievements won over — and changed — a segregated nation.

Five Is Not Just A Number

Author: Abhishek Thapliyal
Editor: Educreation Publishing
Size: 15,19 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Every desire to be afraid will be strong but love is ours. The desire to get it from other every time we give pain to us. This story began in between fear and happiness. Three character of the story. Rahul, Abhishek, Arundhati. You might be thinking that this triangle love story, than you is wrong this is the true love story of two people. love is not just a feeling But it is an experience it's such a beautiful experience that when the author still look back to this past days, so he is in impressed by the complicated life of his and the girl Arundhati

Just A Number

Author: A. D. Ryan
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781515306115
Size: 13,62 MB
Format: PDF
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When 21-year-old Amelia Michaels returns home for Thanksgiving after a long night of partying with her friends, she finds an unexpected surprise in her bed: Her father's 43-year-old best friend, Owen Cavanaugh. Mortified by what they've done in their inebriated states, Amy and Owen plot to keep what's happened between them from her father, Alan. Unfortunately, keeping away from one another seems almost impossible now. While he tries to fight it, Owen's attraction to this much younger woman is undeniable. He knows it's wrong, having watched her grow up, but when Amelia suggests a shocking solution to their growing attraction, he finds himself unable to refuse. What neither of them expects is for their feelings for one another to grow. How will Amy and Owen deal with the obstacles that coincide with such a large age gap as well as coming clean to the one man who means the most to both of them-Alan? Is age really just a number, or will their differences eventually tear them apart?