Modern medicine has come a long way in the past few decades and as a result, the quality of life for most Americans has never been better. Though nothing is without its flaws, in just the past two decades the average life expectancy in the country has risen from just above 70 to almost 80 years of age. Even for those that get sick, the quality of life has never been better.
At a healthy 103 years old, Mary Cotter is as active as someone even half her age. On her 103rd birthday, she decided to dress up as the DC comic book hero Wonder Woman. But what she did that day - and does five days a week for the past 25 years - is what is truly inspirational.