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12/07/2012

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Sonia Fuente s/P Arielle Scherr hoto by WHAT I DID FOR LIFE Sarasota Memorial Hospital exercise physiologist Seth Stinson (in scrubs) works with Marilyn Bowker and Peter Farrell as part of the hospital's Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program. Photo courtesy Sarasota Memorial Hospital A HEART-HEALTHY DIET IS EASIER TO ADHERE TO THAN IT MAY SEEM, ESPECIALLY WITH PLENTY OF GROCERY AND RESTAURANT CHOICES IN SARASOTA By Sonia Fuentes Contributing Writer On Sunday, July 24, 2011, I went to the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, NY, for a week to give a talk titled, "The Second Wave of the Women's Movement: Where It's Been, Where It's At" to the Road Scholar (formerly Elderhostel) attendees at the historic Athenaeum Hotel (where I was staying) and to attend a week's programs on women's rights issues around the world. sota, I left my hotel to walk the few blocks to the Hall of Philosophy to hear what appeared to be a most interesting panel discussion. I had just walked a few feet and was standing at Chautauqua's 5,000-seat amphitheater when suddenly I could not catch my breath and my legs would not move. I raised my hands and cupped them to bring air into my mouth and lungs, but that did not work. I looked down at (I am a founder of the National Organization my legs to see why they would not move but for Women — NOW — and a feminist activ- saw nothing different. ist and frequently write and speak about the (Friends subsequently asked me why I did not women's movement.) call 911 when this started happening, since I I had an exhilarating week; and on Friday, July had a cell phone. I am sorry to admit that it 29, the day before I was to fly home to Sara- never occurred to me, perhaps because I did

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