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Sharing the voices and stories of older Americans, read our new column
A FORCE OUTSIDE MYSELF: CITIZENS OVER 60 SPEAK.

Dispatches From
the Napoleonic Wars
at the Met

Here we follow the trials and tribulations of a mild-mannered New Jersey man who has bravely decided to be an extra in the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Prokofiev’s adaptation of Tolstoy’s War and Peace.