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Old 04-27-2008, 08:40 AM
 
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Default USA Map Of Longest Living American's

Here's a map of the USA and which states where the longest living people live and which states are the least longest living etc. Point your mouse at any state to get that states info on Life Expectancy.

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Old 04-27-2008, 11:23 AM
 
Location: Floribama
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Hmm, it shows life expectancy of 74 in Alabama, yet nearly all of my relatives have lived into their 80's.
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Old 04-27-2008, 08:53 PM
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Location: Foot of the Rockies
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All those old Swedes in Minnesota!
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Old 12-09-2009, 08:21 AM
 
Location: Bergen County, NJ
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The Scandinavian's live longest life on Earth!
Proud Swedish
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Old 12-09-2009, 09:34 AM
 
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Just about all of my relatives in my parents generation and beyond ( from PA ) have made it into their 80s, and at least half of them have made into their 90s.
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Old 12-09-2009, 11:49 AM
 
Location: Columbia, SC
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Hmm, it shows life expectancy of 74 in Alabama, yet nearly all of my relatives have lived into their 80's.
Hence the word average, you're not taking into account the 17 year-old daredevil who dies in a car crash or the person in their 40s who dies from breast cancer.
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Old 12-11-2009, 04:24 AM
 
Location: Texas
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So, I should move to Minnesota from Texas to gain two more years?

Thanks, but I'd rather die young than live in that ice box.
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Old 12-11-2009, 07:59 AM
 
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Thanks, but I'd rather die young than live in that ice box ( Minnesota ).
What if you were diagnosed with a terminal illness, advanced to a stage that gave you just two weeks to live...and...what if the doctor said, you would live at least 2 more years ( with no pain! ) in a cold place like Minnesota. I bet you'd be packing your bags for Minnesota as soon as you got out of the doctors office.

Last edited by CosmicWizard; 12-11-2009 at 08:47 AM.. Reason: typo..what else is new?
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Old 12-11-2009, 08:56 AM
 
Location: Texas
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stillkit wrote:
Thanks, but I'd rather die young than live in that ice box ( Minnesota ).
What if you were diagnosed with a terminal illness, advanced to a stage that gave you just two weeks to live...and...what if the doctor said, you would live at least 2 more years ( with no pain! ) in a cold place like Minnesota. I bet you'd be packing your bags for Minnesota as soon as you got out of the doctors office.

Extreme cold causes me a different kind of pain, or should I say pain in a different place, so what would I gain?
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