In a culture obsessed with staying forever young, people often turn to plastic surgery, hair dye and makeup to preserve their youth. As a part of the “Love Your Selfie” series, the TODAY show talked to two couples who have embraced their aging instead of trying to hide it.
Though movies, television, social media and the internet tend to idealize a youthful appearance, Mernel Treacy says she’s always felt comfortable with her looks. In fact, even more so after she turned 50.
“I’m proud of my wrinkles and my laugh lines and my crow feet,” she says. “It’s part of who I am. Every line is a part of my life.”