In the United States, seniors are eligible for early retirement at age 62. At age 63, Victor Hoffer began to work at Marion County Fire District #1 (MCFD1) as a paramedic.
“I was a probie to people who were 40 years younger than me,” Hoffer said. A “probie” is slang for being the new guy. The experience was so unusual he decided to write a book about it.
Throughout his career Hoffer estimates . . .