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Subject:  Re: Social Security questions Date:  10/23/2012  1:56 PM
Author:  alstroemeria Number:  18004 of 20014

a lot of people in our society are obese, smoke, do not exercise, etc. All those things have an effect. You know your family history - if people life longer or shorter lives that matters.

I was the sickly member of my athletic family, who genrally tend to be long-lived on both sides, with some exceptions. Lots of cancer, even the skinny o