Tuesday, January 29, 2013

105 year old Librarian 'retires'

Joanna Poncavage at Booktrib reports on the 'retirement' of Bernie Nenner, who at 105 years and 8 months, stepped down as volunteer librarian at this Florida retirement community.

A lifelong reader, he taught himself more than enough to compensate for his lack of formal education, and he retired a millionaire decades ago. “For a poor Jewish kid from the Lower East Side of New York,” he says, “I think I did pretty well for myself, thanks to books.

Read the rest of his amazing story HERE


1 comment:

Mike Gora said...

He has had a great life.