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minervo

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How come some people choose not to retire?

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Some people really enjoy working. My aunt is 70 and owns her own business. She is there every single day and gets home at 8pm every night. I have never seen someone work so hard. But she makes a lot of money and supports a lot of family.

Are the people she's supporting grateful?

Very much. One of the people she supports is my mother. Who worships the ground my aunt walks on lol. My aunt also gives to various charities as well.

Her husband has sadly been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer a few months ago (they have been married 45 years), and she still goes to work every day. She says that without it, she would collapse with grief.

Oh... Sorry to hear that, but wouldn't you think it'd be better if she spent the remaining time with him?

Unfortunately she doesnt have someone who can fill in for her.

What about all those people she's supporting?

Her field is the arts and no one else in the family has experience there. My aunt wouldnt trust any of them with her baby lol. But she still makes time for my uncle, goes to every appointment, takes care of him, plans family trips (local ones). Shes a freaking machine.


How's your uncle taking the illness? Is he at peace?
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