Phil & Mel In The Afternoon

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I understand why Anthony Mancinelli would have wanted to keep working well past the age that most Americans decide to retire. I believe people need a sense of purpose in order to be happy. Retirement wouldn’t suit me. It didn’t suit my father either. About a month after he retired from the pharmaceutical industry in his mid-sixties, he got bored and began translating books. He’s still doing it at 83.

I don’t know if I’ll still be in broadcasting when I’m over 65, but I hope that I’ll be healthy enough to keep doing some sort of work. It’s important to have something to look forward to every day.