Skip to comments.Secrets To Life From A 109-Year-Old Veteran
Posted on 10/18/2017 4:24:19 AM PDT by sodpoodle
Americas oldest veteran is Richard Overton who was 109-years-old when this video was filmed by National Geographic. He has since celebrated two more birthdays and is now 111 years old. He was born on May 11, 1906, and has lived in the same house since 1945. This cigar-smoking Veteran has lived more years than most of us could imagine. His Overton diet includes multiple cups of coffee and butter pecan ice cream. His secrets to life arent complicated and he has the attitude of Never Give Up!
Coffee, butter pecan ice cream, cigars. Adding these to my healthy living list!
Glad that you watched it;) I especially loved that he never raised his race as a hindrance to his life. Surrounded by caring, friendly neighbors and church fellowship.
Taking care and giving joy. We are all so blessed.
Thanks for posting.
Good genes and a good attitude seem to be the ticket...
Thank you for your service Mr. Overton.
My 91 year-old mother, when she passed, had the same telephone number her entire life.
I smoke cigars and my grandma lived to be 106. (Both parents are alive and well at 90+)
I always tell people I plan to outlive all my doctors and all the folks who told me to stop smoking. :-)
“Coffee, butter pecan ice cream, cigars. Adding these to my healthy living list!”
Isnt there some whisky in there too? If this indeed the secret to longevity I’m in for a long rude.
“I smoke cigars and my grandma lived to be 106. (Both parents are alive and well at 90+)
I always tell people I plan to outlive all my doctors and all the folks who told me to stop smoking. :-)”
Thats two of us. Keep going and we’ll have the Magnificent Seven.
My grandfather enjoyed a scotch. Not a bottle a night, just a drink in the evening.
In his mid-70's, his doctor told him that he needed to give it up, because it was "bad for him". Grandpa's response? He immediately fired the doc. "What's it going to do, stunt my growth?", was what he told me, approximately.
He lived for almost another 20 years, enjoying his scotch most every evening.
There's some good sense it, a drink or two is good for your circulation. A bottle or two? Not so much, but a little bit can be good for you.
I believe he stands for the National Anthem.
I believe he has experienced a whole lot more prejudice than anyone in the NFL.
Isnt there some whisky in there too? If this indeed the secret to longevity Im in for a long rude.
A little whisky for medicinal purposes, of course!
Good! Drudge has a 112yo attributing long life to abstaining from xoffee.
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