The Wisdom of Age Project—Hampton Roads, Va. 2013 Documenting Life Stories & How We Get By
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" A Continuous Quest"

audio by Aubrey Kosa

"People who put the round peg in the round hole in assembly lines and get a gold watch at the end of it all… I don’t know how people put up with that. I have to have creativity around me… I don’t care what form it takes."—Gary Toup It’s been going on three years now that Gary Toup has been coming to the PACE adult daycare center in Hampton, Virginia. Mr. Toup lives alone with his red cocker spaniel, Louis Vuitton. He’s never been without a dog, usually spaniels, saying that dogs teach us many things, such as unconditional love and comfort. Louis Vuitton in particular is a little ball of energy, dancing and performing whenever there’s an audience available. Mr. Toup also has a daughter who lives in Moon, Virginia. He named her Gabriel, after the most beautiful-sounding bell in France.

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