Couple wearing ear protection at NASCAR race
In general, summer is easier on the ears than winter, because many of us spend time outdoors and enjoying leisure activities that tend to be quieter than some winter pursuits.
Jeff Gordon
Jeff Gordon, four-time NASCAR champion and AARP's ally in fighting hunger among older Americans, announced Jan. 22 that he is stepping away from full-time racing after the 2015 season.
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Updated July 15, 2013
It's been a big fall for Jeff Gordon, who has been behind the wheel of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet for nearly two years, helping AARP Foundation raise millions of dollars to help feed nearly 9 million older people age 50+ who are struggling with hunger in the U.S.
During the Great Depression, automobile racers used to hold meets on a dirt track in Hoboken, N.J., that originally had been built for horses. A young boy named Chris Economaki, born in Brooklyn to a Greek immigrant father and the great-niece of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, lived nearby, and…
By all accounts, four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jeff Gordon drove the best race of his life last night at Richmond International Speedway, cinching one of the two coveted Wild Card spot in the 2012 Chase for the Sprint Cup.
This is a guest post by Stefani Norris. Norris lives in Chicago and works in the sports media industry.
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The idea ignited during a meal packaging event at AARP's headquarters last fall. As 25 employees lined up in the cafeteria to package 900 meals in an hour, everyone began to imagine something greater.  "It felt really good to know I was helping to make a difference," said Allison Beatty, an…
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