Ep. 19 | Steven Petrow | Stupid Things I Won't Do When I Get Old


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Steven Petrow, 63, is an award-winning journalist and book author who is best known for his Washington Post and New York Times essays on aging, health, and civility. His just-published sixth book, Stupid Things I Won’t Do When I Get Old is a funny and poignant FOURTH ACT page-turner. Steven is also an opinion columnist for USA Today, where he writes about civil discourse and manners. His 2019 TED Talk, “3 Ways to Practice Civility” has been viewed nearly two million times and translated into 16 languages.

I Won’t Color My Hair (Even If It Worked for Diane MeSawyer). I Won’t Lie About My Age (Even on Dating Apps). I Won’t Burden My Family With Taking Care of Me. Just some of Steven’s I WON’Ts. What are yours?

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