So I was pleased to read today's story of a 62-year-old woman from Redding, California who just gave birth to a healthy baby boy. The idea of a great-grandmother having a baby is interesting enough. When I got to the end of the story, though, it became a hell of a lot more intense:
Wulf is used to defying the odds. Blind since birth, she was a synchronized swimmer in high school, worked as a piano and organ saleswoman and developed a passion for cooking.You can't buy a will like that at the department store cosmetics counter. And I'll bet she's a better shot than Dick Cheney too.
Wulf said Friday that she considers her late-in-life pregnancy a groundbreaking act for older women.
"Age is a number. You're as old as you feel," she said. "Every time you revolutionize something or you do something different, there's going to be naysayers."