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Quoted: Mickey Rooney on getting old


(Alex Brandon/AP/AP)
"You can be in control of your life one minute and in the next minute, you have absolutely no control."

Mickey Rooney testifying before the Senate's Special Senate Committee on Aging Wednesday about elder abuse. The movie legend, 90, last month got a restraining order against his stepson, whom he claims withheld food and medicine from him and meddled in his finances.

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