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The lion's tale continues to unfold. Read more

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From playing a washboard to staging plays with puppets, this Local Treasure hasn't exactly followed a traditional lifestyle. And Memphis is better for it. Read more

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From teen grifter to Marine aviator to artist to Zen master, this Local Treasure can tell tales and listen better than anybody. Read more

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Forget about retirement. Glenda Mace founded her own theater company, Cloud9 Memphis, for people over a certain age. Read more

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A University of Memphis professor, this Local Treasure has spent a lifetime helping to bring the past into the present. Read more

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On marketing, Memphis, and the lost art of jingles. Read more

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"Local Treasures" is an occasional series that celebrates our city's senior celebrities, people whose impact over the decades has helped make Memphis a better place. Read more

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For more than 55 years, he started, taught, and led various Christian Brothers’ schools in the Midwest. In 2000, he retired at 78 and was sent by the Lasallian Order to live out his retirement at Lambert Hall on the CBU campus. Read more

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Memphis writers reflect on the idea of light at the end of the long literary tunnel. Read more

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"Local Treasures" is an occasional series that celebrates our city's senior celebrities, people whose impact over the decades has helped make Memphis a better place. Read more

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At 95, Lester Gingold has found the secret: Have a daily purpose in life. Read more

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