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Quotation by Margaret Demers
I retired from work and I didn't want to just sit there and do nothing; I don't knit and I don't like TV and I'm no gardener.
Margaret Demers (b. c. 1917), U.S. college student. As quoted in On Campus with Women, p. 2 (Spring 1993).
A 76-year-old retired office worker, she was explaining why she had enrolled as an undergraduate student at Worcester State College in Massachusetts.
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