This is a tense tale of determination; a celebration of passion and the human spirit. 93-year-old Banana George Blair, weak from a long battle with pneumonia and in constant pain from six back surgeries, wants to get his bare feet back on the water.
Jean Newell never set out to become an inventor. She simply needed a better way to carry around her stuff. So, fueled by little more than common sense and desire, Jean turned a $20,000 investment into a million-dollar company.
Everything we thought we knew about aging is changing. Opportunity and possibility are everywhere. Everyday, more men and women realize the magnitude of this change. Shirley Mitchell realized it 20 years ago.
Seriously. It’s a strange way to get people speaking about the unspeakable — and it’s working. When we heard about the giant 20-foot inflatable super colon, we had to check it out. And now we’re talking about it. Mission accomplished.
They are all smokin’ hot in every way. Smart, ambitious, and caring — it’s a sisterhood unlike any other. Growing Bolder just had to stop by the Girlfriends Getaway in Daytona Beach, Florida, to meet these baby boomer divas.
Dr. John Hitt is president of one of the largest and most respected universities in America. Under Dr. Hitt’s leadership, The University of Central Florida has totally transformed itself. At the same Dr. Hitt, totally transformed himself.
GB believes it’s not about the destination; it’s about the journey. In racing terms, it’s not about the checkered flag; it’s about the green flag. That brings us to Delma Cowart, approaching his 67th birthday and still telling NASCAR tales.
John Wilson’s story is straight out of Hollywood. It’s a story of personal redemption and hope for us all; a story of struggle and triumph played out in jails, hospitals and finally — on a baseball field.
At 78, Stavros Melissinos still works every day in his small shop in Athens, Greece. He’s a philosopher who has published 10 books of poetry and mastered the ancient Greek craftsmanship of sandal-making. Wait until you see some of his celebrity clients.
We’re saddened to learn our friend Dr. Peter Prichard, one of the world’s top experts on turtles and tortoises, has passed away at the age of 76. We had the great honor of touring his world-acclaimed Chelonian Research Institute a few years back. Get to know the man Time magazine dubbed “A Hero of the Planet” and see how his childhood ambition to study, protect and celebrate turtles and tortoises led to a life he never could have imagined.