Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Oldest Profession: Postmaster

Verna Naylor, the oldest postmaster and the oldest female U.S. Postal Service employee in the United States, is 91. She took over the job in 1968 after the death of her husband. Her Bentonville, Ohio post office is 150.

Studs Terkel is 95 today! Happy Birthday Studs! Hear a birthday interview with him today on Democracy Now!

Besides living a rich life, Terkel was, at age 93, one of the recently become the oldest people ever to receive open-heart surgery. Few others have been older.

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