Ageless Beauty Evancia Davis

ESSENCE.COM Aug, 27, 2008

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Skier, retired administrative assistant, mother, shopper, gospel music lover; Chicago

Davis strongly believes that “You can’t just sit around.” She practices what she preaches through skiing, volunteering, shopping and traveling.

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“I just try to go out and take hold of life. It gives me peace to reach out to others and to go out and do what I want to do.”

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Age-defying secrets: “You can’t just sit around if you want to maintain good health. You have to keep moving. I ski, walk, volunteer, shop.”

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“You have to reach out and take advantage of your interests. You can’t just sit at home, eat and watch TV.”

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Wise words: “You have to take hold of your life. I get up every day and pursue my happiness.”