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Age doesn't slow down some thrill-seekers

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Super seniors are strutting their stunts. Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday in style by taking a patriotic parachute jump from 6,000 feet above his Maine summer home. The former president can no longer use his legs, but his tandem leap fulfilled a promise he made on his 85th birthday.

And he's not the only elderly thrill seeker soaring to new heights. From skydiving, to bungee jumping, to roller-coaster rides, some seniors can't seem to keep their feet on the ground.

Mike "The Mighty Atom Jr" Greenstein, 93, of Queens, is the son of the World's Strongest Man. Mike is a great-grandfather who enjoys creating art and he can also pull a car using only his teeth, as he did last year on Good Day New York. He says it is all mind over matter.

The Coney Island strongman competitor appeared on this season of America's Got Talent, and he hopes to show his true grit with his pearly whites in shows and competitions to come. All of his teeth are real, by the way.

And like former President Bush, The Mighty Atom Jr. is making a public promise: to pull a car with his teeth in December when he turns 94.

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