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95-year-old sets running records

Updated: July 11, 2013, 1:22 PM ET
Associated Press

DALLAS -- You might say Orville Rogers is a late bloomer.

The 95-year-old began getting in shape by running at age 50. And he started competing as a runner even later in life. Rogers began running in master's track and field events five years ago, and the Dallas man now has more than a dozen medals and records.

The WWII and Korean War veteran says he started running the day after reading "Aerobics" by Dr. Kenneth Cooper. That was 1968 -- and he never looked back.

Cooper became ...

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