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Mar 03 2011

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Going strong: 92 year old acting 27 at the gym

By JOE R. BOWLING, JR.

In Port Isabel at “The Gym” 91-year-old Dan Pomeroy is working out just like one of the boys. Here he is pictured with wife Maxine during a workout. Under the direction of a personal trainer, the Pearl Harbor Veteran shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. (Staff photo by Jaime Nunez)

Age knows no barrier when it comes to Dan Pomeroy and there is no sign of him slowing down any time soon. Walking into Port Isabel’s “The Gym” these days there’s a good chance you can see the 91 year old working out and having fun.

“This guy is so much fun,” said Joe Altamirano, “he is all smiles and has a sense of humor that makes everyone around him smile.”

Pomeroy has a personal trainer and remains dedicated to staying fit and working out and has done so for years. He doesn’t seem to back away from a challenge either and is serious about what he is doing.

 “Oh, he is,” said Altamarino, “this is a guy that is working just as hard as anyone else that walks through the doors. It’s so neat to see him come in here and if you talk to him you feel like you’re talking to someone my age. He is sharp as a tack and keeps everyone on their toes.”

For more on this story, pick up a copy of the Mar. 3 edition of the Port Isabel South Padre Press or check out our E-edition by clicking here.

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