Posts Tagged ‘living past 100’

A little tidbit of information was released over the holidays that had me floored—that the number of centenarians in the United States is more than 53,000. When I heard Scott Pelley report it, I was fully expecting him to stop at “the number of people in the U.S. in their second century is 53“—but then he added, “thousand.”  Fifty-three thousand!  All I heard was that I have a very good shot of reaching 100 or more. Turns out, life may not be so short.


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