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The iPad allows enjoying life even at the age of 100

There are such things and abilities which we usually take for granted when we are young – to walk, talk, see etc. Few people think upon these abilities can disappear in the issue of some concurrence of circumstances, and not all think about old age, though it’s unavoidable. The true story about Virginia Campbell, a 99-year-old woman from Oregon is as follows:

This woman’s world has been changed with the purchase of the iPad. The fact of the matter is that Mrs. Campbell suffers from glaucoma and therefore it’s very difficult for her to read and write. Virginia lives in retirement community and now she is most popular person there as she has an entertaining – the iPad. This nice woman has never owned a computer but she was interested in the Apple tablet computer hype. That’s why one of her daughters purchased one iPad for her mother.

Ginny Adelsheim, Mrs. Campbell’s daughter, says her mother is able to read again with the iPad as she can adjust the needed font and brightness in iBooks. She shares her iPad with everyone and shows them what this device can do. Mrs. Campbell has even started writing again and she wrote a limerick tribute to the iPad:

“To this technology-ninny it’s clear
In my compromised 100th year,
That to read and to write
Are again within sight
Of this Apple iPad pioneer.”

And though this is Apple PR experts’ advertising trick, I was deeply moved with this story. If the iPad can make even just one person enjoy life and smile, it has a right to exist at least fir this.