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Transforming Obstacles Into Opportunities

Hy Snell, 94, shares his passion for painting and how his diminishing eyesight molded his artwork into something new and exciting in his life.

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This story is a great example of how we can embrace the challenges and obstacles that affect us as we age. Looking on the bright side of his situation, Hy was able to develop a new style for his artwork, and thus something fresh and exciting was able to flourish from an otherwise unfortunate circumstance.

How might we look to view the obstacles of aging as potential sources of positive change within our lives?

More details about the video and GetOld.com here:  https://www.getold.com/#inspire/10466.




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Thanks Troy for this moving inspiration!
Passion is infused in this whole video and it clearly reminds us that if we have a passion, we can have a meaningful life no matter our age.
I love how Hy said several times that it was not about age, but about what you do at that age.

I guess that for this challenge it means, how can we make sure that people can keep living their passion or don't lose it (thinking that they are "too old"). ...

Thanks!

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