85 years ago today - Aug 30, 1935

[Heber J. Grant]
I am in a good deal the same position as my beloved counselor, Brother [Charles W.] Penrose. I don't realize anything about old age. I often had to turn my head to keep from laughing in his face when we would be discussing somebody who was seventy-five years of age, and he would say very rapidly 'too old, too old; never do, never do; must get a younger man.' He didn't seem to realize when he made that remark that he was fifteen years older than the man we were discussing.

[Heber J. Grant, Letter to Mark Austin, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1835-1951, Electronic Edition, 2015]

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