By Laura Perdew
If anyone knows how to stop and smell the roses, it’s Stephanie Edwards. The longtime Los Angeles broadcast personality recently shared tales from her years with the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena and “Ralph Story’s Los Angeles” television show before a packed house at Morningside of Fullerton, a continuing care retirement community.
Freely admitting she turned 70 in November, Edwards’ self-deprecating humor was front and center with stories about aging gracefully in a youth-obsessed Hollywood.
“I’ve had people approach me at the supermarket and say things like, ‘I heard you were dead’ and ‘Didn’t you used to be somebody?’” Edwards laughed. “And what I say is, ‘Yes, I used to be somebody and I still am.’ But the truth is, I’m not the same person I was 10 years ago and I’m not the same person I’ll be in another 10 years. You change how you think about things as you age.
“In past generations, Act I was the part of your life where you grew up. Act II was when you became who you were as a fully mature person, when you had your career and family. And Act III was when you sat down and basically waited to …read more
Source: Fullerton Chamber of Commerce
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