Act Your Age

Methuselah didn't need the cane, it just helped him feel old.

      He'd tried just about everything to feel his age, but after 900 years nothing really seemed to work. He'd stayed in rest homes with mortals who had a tough time getting around at 75. Methuselah, at 75, hadn't even had a gray hair much less trouble moving.

      He'd faked the need for bifocals, tried out a wheelchair, and had even worn an adult diaper, but in the end none of it helped. No matter what he did, Methuselah was old, felt young, and it pissed him off.

      Finally, he'd bought the cane, hunched over in a pretend effort, and suffered through not being able to really act his age.

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