Whether it’s a grandparent or neighbor, we have all learned to respect our elders. But do we listen to them and learn from their years of experience? To honor those seniors who inspire us and shape us, we present this selection of This I Believe essays. In their words and voices, you’ll hear the thoughtful wisdom that comes from living a long and fruitful life.
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This week’s essayWhen in high school, Claire Lamberth had two teachers who taught her how to see things differently. Still, today, she continues to see something new each time she looks at something familiar, and she hopes future generations are also taught to use their own eyes and ears. You can read her full essay here.