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Age is Just a Number

The first time Deirdre Larkin laced up to go for a run back in 2009 she managed only a few steps. Despite a lifetime of inactivity and being a 78-year osteoporosis sufferer, her determination paid off. Now, at 85, she’s run countless races and has just broken a world record by a whopping 20 minutes! How does 97-year-old Charles Eugsters keep his fit and lean body looking like that of a man half his age? Carte Blanche meets old people with bodies that defy their chronological age. What is their secret to longevity?

Producer: Kate Barry

Presenter: Derek Watts