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Carl Hendrickson
Carl Hendrickson is a former state legislator who writes "Healthy Living" columns for The Call about how seniors can live their best lives. A highlight of his columns has been his recounting of what it was like to skydive from a plane at age 70, or encouraging readers to write their memoir like he did.

Carl Hendrickson, Columnist

Dec 11, 2020
A true Christmas gift is giving all year round (Story)
Nov 24, 2020
Thanks and giving during an uncertain time (Story)
Sep 24, 2020
Lessons learned in one-room schoolhouse (Story)
Aug 28, 2020
History shows one vote makes a difference (Story)
Jul 23, 2020
In July, reflect on a course of human events (Story)
Jun 26, 2020
Old adage still has truth: Father knows best (Story)
May 26, 2020
Graduates, step outside your comfort zones (Story)
Apr 17, 2020
Healthy Living: Despite coronavirus and social distancing, spring fun continues (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
Love can be eternal, but comes without guarantee (Story)
Oct 31, 2019
‘Healthy living’ is not just about our physical fitness (Story)
Aug 09, 2017
Columnist’s sage advice stands test of time (Story)
Jul 12, 2017
Pass along to future generations ‘the fourth R’ (Story)
Apr 12, 2017
Toastmasters can aid your public-speaking skills (Story)
Mar 08, 2017
Time to return to old-fashioned art of conversing (Story)
Jan 11, 2017
Give your family ‘a perfect gift’ — your story (Story)
Nov 09, 2016
Conduct a ‘reality check’ this Thanksgiving (Story)
Oct 12, 2016
One person truly can make a difference (Story)
Sep 07, 2016
Another View: Never forget sacrifices our heroes made (Story)
Aug 10, 2016
Seniors can celebrate their lasting legacy (Story)
Jun 15, 2016
Columnist offers sage advice on marriage (Story)
Apr 13, 2016
Columnist offers a ticket to immortality (Story)
Mar 09, 2016
Age just a number; follow your dreams (Story)
Political hopefuls already raising money for next year’s elections (Story)
South county legislators divided over judge’s concealed weapons decision (Story)
Holden doesn’t get what he wanted from state Legislature (Story)
Legislators prioritize political initiatives as second legislative session looms (Story)
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Carl Hendrickson