“But a man is not made for defeat,” he said. “A man can be destroyed but not defeated.”
-Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea
Set in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Havana, Hemingway’s magnificent fable is the story of an old man, a young boy and a giant fish. In a perfectly crafted story, which won for Hemingway the Nobel Prize for Literature, is a unique and timeless vision of the beauty and grief of man’s challenge to the elements in which he lives.
Fish and shellfish are an important part of a healthy diet. Fish and shellfish contain high-quality protein and other essential nutrients, are low in saturated fat, and contain omega-3 fatty acids. A well-balanced diet that includes a variety of fish and shellfish can contribute to heart health and children’s proper growth and development. So, women and young children in particular should include fish or shellfish in their diets due to the many nutritional benefits.
Old Man and The Sea is an Oscar-winning short animated film by Alexander Petrov. What makes it so beautiful and technically astounding is that it is made with pastel oil paints on glass. Petrov would paint a frame, photograph it, then adjust, photograph again, and repeat.