Marilyn Monroe, Cary Grant, and Aging

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The 1952 movie Monkey Business satirised the youth-obsessed culture that brought Marilyn Monroe to stardom. While Monroe’s youth and beauty were portrayed as qualities to aspire for, co-star Cary Grant showed the true essence of ageing gracefully through his advice, which is to act according to age. Grant viewed ageing as a reality of life that must be accepted. Those who attempt to avoid ageing by refusing to accept it will never know what a complete life feels like. Read full article here

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