‘I lived a life and it was wonderful’: Portrait series makes seniors the stars

Residents at the Summit at First Hill senior home’s show “Faces of the Summit,” a project consisting of over 20 portraits of residents all between the ages of 85 and 102, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, in Seattle. The portraits are accompanied by participants’ reflections on aging, and other experiences. The show, funded by a private donor, is not open to the public, but is for residents and their visitors.

Seattle Times columnist Nicole Brodeur talks to some of the people featured in “The Faces of The Summit,” a photo exhibit that captures the faces and words of more than 20 retirement-home residents ranging in age from 85 to 102.

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