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Naomi Wakan and the roller-coaster ride of aging.

Naomi Beth Wakan
I always enjoy having the chance to talk to writer Naomi Beth Wakan. Over the years we've talked about her haiku, her other poetry, her books and workshops about the writing process and about her fascinating life. 

Her latest book, A Roller-coaster Ride: Thoughts on Aging, is one her publisher asked her to write.  It's about many of the issues and themes around aging in our modern Western culture.  Naomi said she had to do a lot of research before writing, because even though she's lived for over 80 years she really didn't know much about aging. 

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