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Later-life lessons

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot defines a new life stage in her book ''The Third Chapter.'' Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot defines a new life stage in her book ''The Third Chapter.'' (BILL GREENE/GLOBE STAFF)
January 5, 2009

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Sociologist Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, professor of education at Harvard and former chairwoman of the board of the MacArthur Foundation, names a new life stage in her ninth book, "The Third Chapter: Passion, Risk, and Adventure in the 25 Years After 50." (She defines the first two chapters as young adulthood and middle age.) She interviewed more than 40 "new learners" in ... (Full article: 451 words)

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