U.P. MEDICINE CLASS OF 1974 at Forty: A Class Act Worthy of Emulation
Forty. This is the time that life is supposed to begin. As the saying goes, “Life begins at forty.” The adage is based on the fact that a person is expected to be at his peak or most productive at age forty years — about twenty years after a four-year college education, about fifteen or sixteen years after getting a graduate school degree, about ten to fifteen years of productive life. At forty, a person is expected to have gone through almost all the struggles of life and is poised to enjoy life and life’s pleasures with his/her family and loved ones.
For the Class of 1974 of the College of Medicine of the University of the Philippines, forty years after graduation is not when life begins. Forty is when Class ’74 has already elegantly and fashionably…
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