New York Educator Wins Asa's 2004 Cavanaugh Award
Kleyman, Paul, Aging Today
When Barbara Ginsberg was 10 years old, she turned in a class assignment that called on students to describe a sciencefiction world. "I remember being very enthusiastic," she told an audience during her special lecture at the recent Joint Conference of the American Society on Aging (ASA) and the National Council on the Aging in San Francisco. "I wrote a story about a world in which people had small heads and very long and strong legs. The best jumper was considered the most important individual in the community." Although her parents complimented her inventiveness, her fifth-grade teacher evidently lacked the imagination of, say, Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling, who might have seen the …
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Publication information: Article title: New York Educator Wins Asa's 2004 Cavanaugh Award. Contributors: Kleyman, Paul - Author. Magazine title: Aging Today. Volume: 25. Issue: 4 Publication date: July/August 2004. Page number: 11. © American Society on Aging Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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