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When I was young
I never thought I would get old.
When I was young
I believed love from another was eternal.
When I was young
I thought all my dreams would come true.
This day as I look into the mirror
I now see the lines of old age
upon now a unyouthful face.
I have found that true love is a fleeting thing.
I have learned that the paths of life
are filled with broken dreams.
On this day of my Seventy-First Birthday
I thank my Lord and Savior for this humble life.
In spite of my aging body
my broken heart 
my crushed dreams
the gift of this life
is truly
a beautiful thing.

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