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At 85, 'Old-School' Politician Shows No Signs Of Quitting

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The recession put a dent in Sims-Wood's savings, and she expects she'll have to stay in the workforce "forever." Gabriella Demczuk/NPR hide caption

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When A Bad Economy Means Working 'Forever'

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Working Late: In Tough Economy, Retirement Gets Pushed Back

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John David, 73, teaches an exercise class called PACE to seniors at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. The former TV producer says he has finally found his true calling. Shiho Fukada for NPR hide caption

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For One Senior, Working Past Retirement Age Is A Workout

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