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An elderly Dutch begins a team fight to reduce the age of 20



Amsterdam Adel Salamah

A 69-year-old Dutch has filed a lawsuit to change his date of birth because he believes he is 20 years younger than his true age, so the court has tried to reduce his age by 20 years. communication. Emile Ratelband told a court in Arnhem, the Netherlands that he was "not comfortable with his date of birth" and expressed his desire to change it, as well as those seeking gender conversion.

"Because of this official date of birth, which does not reflect his emotional state, he finds it hard to find both work and love," said Ratlband. He asked to change his date of birth from March 11, 1949 to March 11, 1969. "When I'm 69, I'm limited, but if I'm ninety, I can buy a new house, I can get more work when I use Tinder application, but when I say I'm 69, I get no response when I'm 49, and with my face I prove I'm in a good position, he says. "The doctors assured him that his body is the body with a man aged 45 years. "

"I agree with you: many years ago, we thought it was impossible," said the referee. But he asked the applicant how his parents could feel about the 20 years of Ratelb's life that he wants to erase from the records, who was that little boy then? "

"His parents are dead," says Ratelband, a neurologist. "He is willing to give up his right to retirement to ensure there are no unexpected consequences for changing his age."

At the end of the 45-minute session, Ratlaband said, "It's really a matter of free will." "It's time to change age," said Rathenbands lawyer Jean-Hein Quakers. The prosecutor's court asked if the possibility of changing the date of birth in the law would require future health checks to allow the state to assess someone's "emotional age". "Of course, it is also the use of common sense," he said.

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