When 78-year-old Bill Vicks was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis in 2011, doctors gave him three years to live according to an article in capecodtimes.com. The super-fit septuagenarian did what he does best—dons his sneakers and goes out for a run.
Vicks from Plano, Texas has no plans to stop or even slow down. He’s already surpassed his life expectancy by three years, and this year he’ll continue entering Masters running races and swimming events as well as celebrate his 54th wedding anniversary.
In the article, Marines veteran Vicks talks about his lifestyle and the healthy choices he makes which he credits for his longevity. Find out more about Bill Vick’s journey with pulmonary fibrosis here.
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