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I was having dinner with a friend recently, a seasoned journalist and published author in her early sixties. She had been on the hunt for work and was completely disheartened.

"I know it's my age," she said. "I'm applying for roles I know I'm more than capable of, and they say they are looking for an experienced person who can run a team, but they really want someone around 35-years-old."

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