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Rock Star Reflects on His Mortality

Iggy Popp (aged 69 as of January 2017) is a singer, musician, and actor, whose band, the Stooges, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In a recent interview, Popp was asked if he has started to think of his own mortality. Popp answered:

Well, of course I do. Part of the experience of being my age, and particularly in my corner of my field, is that—oh, gosh, I could click off the names, but all sorts of people I've had a drink with, and then all the people in my group, with the exception of one, are all gone. So, obviously, I begin thinking about myself.

"What, exactly, do you think?" the interviewer asked. Popp said, "Well, O.K., I'm alive. Great! So what's good about that? That's Question 1. Then: What is a reasonable amount of time that I can look forward to?"

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