POV: Ping Pong
Ping Pong, from POV, brings an inspiring and hopeful story of eight players who compete in the Over 80 World Table Tennis Championships in China’s Inner Mongolia. British players Terry, 81, who has been given a week to live, and Les, 91(shown above), a weightlifter and poet, are going for the gold. Inge, 89, from Germany, has used table tennis to paddle her way out of dementia. And Texan Lisa, 85, is playing for the first time. Ping Pong is a wonderfully unusual story of hope, regret, friendship, ambition, love, and sheer human tenacity in the face of aging and mortality.
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