Many of us are guilty of holding an unfair stereotype – that, once we grow old, our best days are behind us and that we can no longer fully realize our dreams. As photographer Vladimir Yakovlev has discovered, however, that's just not true. His Age Of Happiness photo project introduces us to people who, at 70, 80 or even 100 years of age, are still following their dreams and trying new things.


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#1 Greta Pontarelly, 61, Pole Dancer

Greta Pontarelly, 61, Pole Dancer

Greta Pontarelly, 61, Pole Dancer

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#4 72-Year-Old Ruth Flowers Decided To Become A Club Dj At 68

72-Year-Old Ruth Flowers Decided To Become A Club Dj At 68

72-Year-Old Ruth Flowers Decided To Become A Club Dj At 68

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earringnut 2 years ago

Rock the house Ruth!

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#5 70-Year-Old Annette Larkins Looks Like She Just Turned 40 Thanks To Raw Vegan Diet

70-Year-Old Annette Larkins Looks Like She Just Turned 40 Thanks To Raw Vegan Diet

70-Year-Old Annette Larkins Looks Like She Just Turned 40 Thanks To Raw Vegan Diet

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FelizitasVolkmann 2 years ago

vegan raw!!! thats a big difference :)

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#8 Duan Tzinfu, 73, Tzinfu Performs Moves That Are So Complex That Even Young Athletes Can’t Compete.

Duan Tzinfu, 73, Tzinfu Performs Moves That Are So Complex That Even Young Athletes Can’t Compete.

Duan Tzinfu, 73, Tzinfu Performs Moves That Are So Complex That Even Young Athletes Can’t Compete.

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LorrieLancaster 2 years ago

I guess I should stop making excuses about getting more flexible :p!!

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#9 70-Year-Old Dr. Jeffrey Life Started To Take Fitness Pretty Seriously At The Age Of 60

70-Year-Old Dr. Jeffrey Life Started To Take Fitness Pretty Seriously At The Age Of 60

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uhmorphous 2 years ago

There are scores of 20-somethings wondering how to get into half the shape you're in. You've got a perfect last name; it says it all.

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#12 75 Year Old Wirginia From Poland Decided To Become A Dj Couple Of Years Ago

75 Year Old Wirginia From Poland Decided To Become A Dj Couple Of Years Ago

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Photo Mona Blank www.monablank.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mona-Blank/870999312911409

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