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Kotei is a student at the University of Rochester and intern at AARP. He studies English literature, classical guitar, and the Korean language. He aspires to be a polyglot and world-renowned do-gooder.

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Baseball Welcomes Writer, 93, into Hall of Fame

Posted on 07/28/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Bulletin TodayThe game he loves has honored the man many say is its finest chronicler. On July 26, the National Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown, N.Y., presented the J.G. Taylor Spink Award to Roger Angell, for 50 years of writing about the national pastime. In The New Yorker magazine, and a number of books, Angell shared his passion for a sport he calls “the hardest game to play.” Speaking to the crowd after receiving his award, Angell was grateful: “My …

True Confession: Billy Bob Thornton Wears Girls’ Jeans

Posted on 07/25/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Bulletin TodayBilly Bob Thornton is known for many things: his roles in movies like Armageddon and Monster’s Ball, his highly publicized marriage and subsequent divorce to actress Angelina Jolie, his recent portrayal as Lorne Malvo in the television series “Fargo,” and his singing. But following a recent interview on “Oprah’s Master Class,” Thornton may be known for something entirely different. He wears girls’ jeans. “I’ll go to Old Navy and get girls jeans ’cause I’m kind of bony, and they fit me …

Documentary, Photo Exhibit Highlight Boomer Celebration

Posted on 07/23/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentThis year, the last of the 76 million baby boomers turn 50. AARP is paying tribute to their contributions this fall. American Masters: The Boomer List, premieres nationwide Tuesday, Sept. 23, 9-10:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). This documentary by filmmaker/photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders tells the story of this influential generation through the lives of 19 boomers—one born each year of the baby boom. New Age guru Deepak Chopra, singer-songwriter Billy Joel, fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger, author Amy Tan, actor Kim Cattrall, environmentalist Erin Brockovich and artist David LaChapelle are among the boomers …

Agnes McKee, 105, Becomes Oldest ‘First Pitcher’

Posted on 07/22/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Your LifeAgnes McKee, 105, has become the oldest person ever to throw a ceremonial first pitch in a Major League Baseball game. McKee stepped on to the mound at Petco Park on July 20 before the hometown San Diego Padres took on the New York Mets. McKee, wearing her very own Padres jersey — number 105, of course — and cap, wowed the crowd with an impressive windup and underhand toss. According to Yahoo Sports, a member of the staff at …

Bryan Cranston to Reprise LBJ Role in TV Movie

Posted on 07/17/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Bulletin Today | EntertainmentMany know him as Walter White — the high school chemistry teacher turned drug kingpin of Breaking Bad — but actor Bryan Cranston will be making his way back to television as President Lyndon B. Johnson in a new HBO TV movie. All the Way, a phrase taken from Johnson’s successful 1964 campaign slogan (“All the Way With LBJ”), will be a reprisal of the Tony Award-winning Broadway play of the same name by Robert Schenkkan, in which Cranston portrayed Johnson …

Teen Scores Selfie With Warren Buffett, Paul McCartney

Posted on 07/14/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Bulletin Today | EntertainmentIt comes as no surprise these days when teenagers are unfamiliar with names like Paul McCartney or Warren Buffett. But on July 13, 16-year-old Tom White knew just what to do when he spotted two of the world’s most famous people: he snapped a selfie with both of them. Moments later, his friend, who goes by @LukeKoesters, posted the photo to his Twitter account. White also posted the selfie to his Twitter and Instragram accounts. Best picture of the night with …