Growing older is the same for all of us…

“Growing older is the same for all of us-and people do not become useless as they do so, indeed, they can be a great source of knowledge and friendship, and all they ask is a little of your time. For anyone who has ever loved a senior citizen, this book will touch your heart. Anne Gillis, my Nana. I loved her dearly. What began as a stop to drop off the newspaper blossomed into a very special responsibility lasting over two decades. I visited her daily since I was five; I shopped for her, watched out for her, took care of household repairs as I got older, and listened as she talked about her remarkable life. After Nana died, I started writing about her, and found that there could be no better way to accept her passing than by celebrating her life. This book is a very personal, special story that I would like to share with you. — Robert Gillis

 


Robert Gillis grew up in Dorchester, Massachusetts. A professional computer programmer for nearly 20 years, his first love has always been writing, and he has written a regular opinion piece for the Foxboro Reporter since 1996. “Nana” is his first published book, a labor of love written in memory of his beloved grandmother.

 

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