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Subject:  Re: Study on early claiming of SS Date:  9/14/2018  8:52 AM
Author:  Art53 Number:  20750 of 22090

This may come as surprise to many but we aren't going to live forever. The life expectancy for a 62 year old man is 81.4 years of age and the life expectancy for a 62 year old woman is 84.3 years of age. Now when I take off all my clothes and stand in front of a mirror and what looks back at me is an obese prediabetic old man with high blood pressure that caused me to imagine I can subtract a few years off that?

That was a factor I included in my decision to take social security at 62 years of age. Add in there that my mom died at 51 years of age from stomach cancer and my dad at 65 from cardiomyopathy and my oldest sister at age 73 from a weak heart and my 2nd oldest sister at 46 from kidney failure. That also had an effect on my psyche when thinking about how old I might be when I cross over.

We are all individuals. Your mileage may vary from mine.

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