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Our inspiration of the day is John Lowe who took up ballet at the age of 80 after watching his granddaughter’s dance recital.  He had his first starring role as a professional dancer when he was 88 years old. At 96, he was still dancing.

Lowe was a prisoner of war during WWII.  He endured three and half years of starvation in Japanese prison camps.  After the war he became a teacher and a theater director. 

John says that ballet enables him to keep his spine straight and to trick time.  His motto is “Find something that will completely change your  life”.





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