Aşır grandfather, 88, is taking stones to the youth with his determination Aşır Çetiner, who has been engaged in farming in Konya's Emirgazi district for 75 years, is plowing, cultivating and reaping, despite her advancing age.
88-year-old Çetiner, who has 10 children and 100 grandchildren living in Ekizli District of the district, draws attention with his healthy appearance.
Aşır Çetiner, who uses a pickaxe-shovel in the field and extracts water from the well with can, makes his own molasses from the grapes he produces.
Despite her advanced age, standing upright and living an extremely healthy life, Çetiner plows, sows and harvests her small field right next to the house. Çetiner also takes care of all the works and trees in his vineyard.
"Where there is land, there is work, there is abundance"
Çetiner told Anadolu Agency (AA) that he lives in nature and enjoys working in "green".
Expressing that he owes his health to God first and then to healthy nutrition, Çetiner said:
"I plant and reap various crops such as potatoes, tomatoes, garlic in my field. I grow grapes, I deal with the maintenance of the trees and my vineyard. Working keeps me fit. Those who see me working both are surprised and appreciated. There is no age of work. Today young people do not like work. Where there is land, there is work, there is abundance. Even though I sometimes worked in additional jobs from 13 to this age, I generally made a living by farming. If there is no land, we are all hungry. "
"Working in heavy jobs makes it even more vigorous"
Aşır Çetin's son Bayram Çetiner, on the other hand, told that he lived in Konya city center and came to his father at regular intervals.
Expressing that he helped his father when he came to Emirgazi, Bayram Çetiner said, "My father does all the work of the field himself. He is in good health. His hard work, despite his age, makes him even more vigorous." he spoke.