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Discovering Life: Wandering with July

July, a spirited 70-year-old, embodies the essence of wanderlust despite life's practicality. She finds boundless joy in traveling, particularly by car, although she doesn't drive herself. Her eyes light up with positivity as she explores new horizons, armed with her favorite books.

A vivid shade of blue resonates with her heart, much like the azure skies of her cherished summer season. When nobody is watching, July indulges in simple, human habits, revealing her endearing authenticity.

In wandering, I discovered the true colours of my soul. - July

Avebury stone circle, nestled in a quaint Wiltshire village, holds a special place in her heart. Here, she walks among ancient stones, each whispering tales of the past.

Her dearest companion, a treasured teddy bear, has journeyed with her across countless landscapes, providing comfort and continuity.

As she aged, July discovered her superpower: crafting. Her nimble hands weave artistry, creating wonders. Her story inspires us, showing that age is no barrier to mastering new skills and exploring the world. Her journey continues, a testament to the enduring allure of discovery.

July is a fictional character inspired by the life experiences of Christine Burnette, a member of the Kilburn Older Voices Exchange program in the UK. This captivating image and story are the fruits of the innovative SO50 workshop, which empowers older adults to embrace AI - Artificial Intelligence technology and intertwine it with real-life tales. It's a testament to the power of learning and new experiences as we age, a mission championed by SO50. Magno Barros led this transformative initiative, showcasing the incredible potential of lifelong learning.


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