Arts & Culture
Wed June 10, 2009
This I Believe: Aging
By Frederic Reamer
Providence, RI – People handle aging very differently. Some people seem filled with a calm equanimity about life's inevitable passages; others seem hemmed in by understandable anxiety and existential angst. The most fortunate among us age with wisdom, insight, and a healthy measure of grace. Ron Wolk clearly has reached some very wise insights in the eighth decade of his rich life.
Wolk is founder and former editor of Education Week, which is American education's newspaper of record. He is also Chairman of Big Picture Learning in Providence (a WRNI underwriter), and former vice president of Brown University and Johns Hopkins University.