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How the U.S. government shutdown is affecting vulnerable seniors
Egypt's seniors play central role in country's recent uprising
July has been a dramatic month for the 85 million residents of Egypt.
After days of nationwide protests where millions of Egyptians took to the streets to demand the removal of their president, Mohamed Morsi, who was elected on a thin margin in June 2012, the Egyptian military forcibly removed Morsi as president, and installed a caretaker government until elections can take place at a later date.
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Video: Elderly woman escorted off train for singing
One Florida family says it is considering take legal action after their elderly year-old mother was thrown off a train for singing loudly.
As reported by WDBO.com, 82 year-old Emma Anderson was holding worry beads and singing hymns on board a train in Miami-Dade, Florida, when a security guard asked her to stop singing. When she refused, he forced her off the train, where she is reported to have fell and suffered light bruises.
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Special 102 year-old guest to accompany First Lady to Union address
Tonight, February 12, 2013, US president Barack Obama will be presenting his State of the Union address to the United States, outlining his goals and the challenges he sees as pressing issues for his administration.
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Japanese government minister tells elderly to "hurry up and die"
‘Respect your elders’ is a common adage, and one which many cultures around the world adhere to; honoring older people for their knowledge, wisdom and experience.
But in Japan, a country known for its honor of the elderly, a senior government minister is being criticized for recently telling seniors to “hurry up and die.”