Letters to the Editor: All this fuss about Biden's age. What's old, really?

President Joe Biden talks with reporters at the Westchester County Airport in White Plains, N.Y., Wednesday, May 10, 2023. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Biden talks with reporters at the Westchester County Airport in White Plains, N.Y., on Wednesday. (Evan Vucci / Associated Press)
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To the editor: Define “old.” When I was a kid I couldn’t imagine anybody being as old as 60. (I’ll be 90 next year.) But I do remember one time my dad started telling a story beginning, “I met this old guy on Main Street — he must’ve been 60 — and ... .” My mom burst out laughing. My dad was 59.

Mary Rouse, Los Angeles

This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.