Maria Amelia Lopez became a hit with web surfers at the age of 95, thanks to her grandson who gave her a blog for her birthday!
With 60,000 regular readers so far, Lopez's homely mix of memory and chat, available at http://amis95.blogspot.com/, attracts regular readers from around the world and has put her back in touch with the younger generation in a way she had never imagined. She was surprised by the Internet, because young people who were 18 years of age, or 14 or 15, are telling her about their lives and what they think and ask for her advice.
"I was always talkative, but now I feel more wanted, embraced, because so may people write to me," said Lopez.
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