advice from Françoise, 85 years old
STORY – Françoise manifests a real art of living of which she agrees to deliver some keys. This mother of six children, grandmother and great-grandmother knew how to keep her family united and give a privileged place to everyone.
“The older you get, the more attractive you have to be.” This advice, Françoise got it from her grandmother, born at the end of the 19th century.e century, “the same year as General de Gaulle“.
Gray hair picked up in a bun, the setting always impeccable, this octogenarian shines with childlike joy. His apartment Sweet whipped creamwhere she first lived with her husband, who died in 1999, has become a den where memories, objects and press clippings collected over the days are piled up to feed thematic files on current events. “I have a pile of hope, where I archive the good news of the present time, the beautiful initiatives. Another file identifies the difficulties, the areas to be worked on”, tells the story of the one who has never stopped thinking about her time, evaluating its progress and setbacks, as if to love it better.
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