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Aging and Life Extension

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"The only certain things in life are death and taxes". This category deals with the secrets to a long and healthy life, and the consequences of old-age.

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I have recently suffered the same injury. My knee is puffy and noticeably swollen but with only slight pain and a tendency to favor it when climbing stairs. Will be seeing a doctor next week but in the meantime, have you found out anything? Thanks   That happened to me last year. My knee got s…
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A person will usually be able to live about 4-6 weeks without food. However there has been some cases where prisoners has lived for as long as 76 days without food. There is many other factors that decides how long a person will survive. A person with a lot of body fat will survive longer than a per…
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Oldest person in UK Grace Jones dies aged 113. The oldest person in the UK, Grace Jones, has died at the age of 113, her MP Simon Hughes has confirmed. The Londoner, born on 7 December 1899, was the last living British person to be born in the 1800s.
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I think it has something to do with circulation. Heart rate is related to metabolic rate. Metabolism slows as you get older. as stated above heart rate is related to metabolic rate, you also have less muscle mass as you age and cellular respiration slows down meaning you cells need less O2 and creat…
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In July 1993, 19 members of the south east Thames faculty of the Royal College of General Practitioners gathered at Bore Place, in Kent, to consider how best to encourage ordinary general practitioners to carry out research. Someone said, "Why do old men have big ears? Some members thought that this…
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This means "atrophy" or "drying out" of the intervertebral disc, resulting in loss of height. Spinal discs are normally rubbery round pads that are filled with a jelly-like substance called the nucleus. Normal disks are well hydrated, the nucleus containing 80% to 85% water and the annulus about 80%…
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Neurology A neurologist diagnoses illness such as MS, headaches, numbness, tingling, strokes, carpal tunnel, etc.
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Adults are approximately 1cm (2/5 inch) taller in the morning than the evening as by the evening the intervertebral discs have been compressed slightly.
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Answer This is more then likely fordyces spots. Ajwilfong They could be cold sores, canker sores or blisters.
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As of April 15th 2017 Oldest Living Woman : Violet Brown of Jamaica born March 10th, 1900 (117 years old). Oldest Living Man : Yisrael Kristal of Jerusalem Israel born on September 15th, 1903 (113 years old). - The oldest documented person to have ever lived was Jeanne Calment, who was born on 2…
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As of April 16, 2017, the Oldest Living Person is Violet Brown of Jamaica born March 10th, 1900 (117 years old) - The longest documented lifespan is that of Jeanne Calment of France (1875-1997), who died at age 122 years and 164 days.
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Nothing really, you just swallow it normally like how you would when you eat food. I have happened to find articles saying eating boogers are healthy for you. :l it just sounds wierd to me but ok. Hope i answered your question. I also need to add that boogers are germy. so theres like 2 things right…
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Answer About 80 - 100 years if nothing happens to them.
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Answer old and scared The older you get, the more there is to worry about and past 65 or so the less you can do about it. Can I pay my bills, will I get sick, who will take care of me, when am I going to die? These are just a few and it varies person to person. Most people get scared the older the…
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Answer theres no such thing called as normal mental aging. being mental can be due to any cause, its just imbalances of normal functioning of the hormones in brain. being mental is a complete abnormality, after the state is reached. theres no specified age by the docs of attaing mental abnormal…
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hi don't get mad but i don't know the answer so go to nigahiga on youtube to see some hilarious videos or go to gamesloth to chat thanks bye
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Ben says it does. Jennifer says it doesn't.
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The oldest man of verified age as of January 2016 was Yisrael Kristal of Israel, age 113, born September 30, 1903. He succeeded Yasutaro Koide, also of Japan, who died at the age of 112 years old. There are more than a dozen living women who are older than he is, by official documentation. The old…
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Answer As you age, you typically require fewer calories a day. Teenagers require the most calories, but as they age, their metabolism slows and they need fewer calories per day. Generally, though, the same ratio of fats to carbohydrates to protein is still recommended. Some studies have found th…
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As of mid-2017, the oldest living man (by confirmed birth record) is 113 years old: Yisrael Kristal of Israel, born September 15, 1903. There are more than a dozen women who are older. The world's oldest living woman is Violet Brown of Jamaica born March 10, 1900 (117 years old). She is currently…
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The oldest verified & documented person to have ever lived was Jeanne Calment of France (February 21, 1875 - August 4th 1997), who lived to the age of 122 years and 164 days.Methuselah, the oldest human that ever lived, was 969 years old when he died. ------------ There is no way that is possi…
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The oldest person to ever be recorded to live so long is a female; her name was Jeanne Louise Calment she was born on February 21, 1875 and died on August 4, 1997. So in other words she lived for a total of 44,724 days. She died at the old age of 122 and 164 days old. I hope this helped you out.
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Women empowerment man n woman were born equal so why the divide"Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambitionPro-woman. Pro-family. Pro-life."No woman should be denied equal rights because of the shape of her skin." "We haven't come a long way and don't call me baby." "Equality of rights under …
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our skin needs sunlight, it is extremly important so that the body can produce vitamin D. a sun cream protection factor over 10, will knock the UV rays that produce Vitamin D, it is still important to wear a factor when in the sun for over 20minutes. Vitamin D is found in foods but there is not enou…
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Sunlight helps us produce vitamin D which is needed for good health and strong bones.However, you shouldn't spend too long (more than 10-15 minutes a day) as you may get skin cancer.  
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There is a lot of speculation surrounding what caused the accident that involved Lisa Lopes. A video of her accident has since been published on you tube showing 33 seconds of footage that covers the accident, the crash is not shown in the video, the last frame shows the camera shot 1/3 of a second …
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Well , we get old because we take in to much oxygen . Then our lungs get to tired and fail to pump oxygen and co2 (carbon dioxide) round our bodies. Then we die. Their are also many other possible situations that could cause ones so called death, or passing. The human heart, just like the lungs gets…
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No, that's a myth. However tall people have more back problems than shorter people because their spines are longer. There is much research done on this subject and many say that taller people not only live longer, but are more intelligent than short people! This doesn't make it so, and there was o…
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As we get older, our ears get bigger (on average by 0.22 mm a year). In July 1993, 19 members of the south east Thames faculty of the Royal College of General Practitioners gathered at Bore Place, in Kent, to consider how best to encourage ordinary general practitioners to carry out research. Someon…
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Just saw your inquiry. Changing Times A.D.S., an adult day service is located 5231 Hohman Avenue - Suite 501, Hammond, In 46320. Our phone number is 219.803.7222. Please call and we will be more than happy to answer any and all of your questions.
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Various types of diseases the inhibit their speech, hearing, mobility, thought process, ambulation, all functions of the body or loss there of or even being alone.
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There aren't many people who would say "No, I've had way too much already!" when asked if they would like a few more years of good quality life. An eternity stretches backwards prior to my birth, and an eternity will stretch on after my death. It makes no difference how old I am when I die; it will …
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i also dont know perfectly but i thing it has a long and a painful jouney fo cure, and the chance of cur is very low Well, that answer is very general. I'll try improving on it: You ask about treatment, it all depends what kind of cerebral atrophy you have, cortical? frontal? etc. It depends on …
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Answer: The answer to anti-aging is to drink plenty of clean water. In my opinon Penta water is one of the only water bottles to date that replenishes the cells. This is because the water molecules in Penta are small enough to pentrate the cell and hydrates it. Answer: Each cell in your body has a c…
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Figure out what you mean by young? Is youth the goal...........or health and feeling young? The outside of the body...looks, wrinkles etc. Sometimes say little about the internal health of the individual. First i would pray for good longevity genes. This may matter more than we know yet....and yet …
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The average lifespan of an American is 59-92 although some people die sooner or later. this is a very interesting topic and i suggest that you find as much as you can about it. ---------------------According to the 2008 estimate in the CIA World Factbook (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the…
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I have used so many mineral powders only to be disappointed. I used L'Oreal, Neutrogena, bare minerals. None of them provided the coverage of a liquid foundation. Then I found organic wear. It truly covers better than liquid foundation, and it is available at Wal-Mart! It is priced reasonably. In a…
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Answer:April 11, 2011: The oldest documented living man is Walter Breuning, born September 21, 1896. He resides in Great Fallas, Montana, United States. Presently, he is 114.
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Hi guys...so worried about d tingling sensation in hands n sometimes in legs while sleepin o after gettin up frm sleep??Firstly i would like to say der is nothin to worry about.I had d same problem frm past four months.Recently i visited a doctor n underwent Nerve Conduction Test. The test res wer p…
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Usually the term "over the hill" refers to over the age of 50. Twenty years ago, it actually referred to the age of 40. It seems as time goes by, 40 becomes the new 30 and so on.
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It is believed that the human brain stops developing in about the mid-20's. It had developed its basics by about 2-3 years. The rest is advanced and complex.----Raoul----
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no because if you spend to much time in the sun you can get skin cancer that's what i saw in a book The risk of getting skin cancer is not high and should not prevent you going out in the sun as long as you are wearing an appropriate sun cream. I would recommend a higher SPF cream the lighter your s…
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It's probably the enzyme catalase. According to CBS news, when the body's production of catalase slows down, hydrogen peroxide in the body increases causing hair to lose it's color and turn to white. Attempts are being made to reverse this by adding catalase, or substances that make catalase, to rev…
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As of April 15, 2017, the oldest woman in the world is Violet Brown of Jamaica. (born March 10, 1900). At 117 years old, she is currently the oldest living person, officially. Jeanne Calment, who was born on 21 February 1875, was the oldest documented person to have lived when she died on 4 August…
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WHY DO JOINTS CRACK??Joints crack due to loss of protein,iron and iodine. mostly when we do not get enough nutrients essential to our body. eating fish bones and drinking milk daily can cure this. Old people get this joint cracking a lot.but sometimes when we these problems some times cannot get cur…
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In the world, 67.2 years of age. Approximately 65.0 years for men, and 69.5 years for females. Just an update. As of 2008, the average life expectancy in the world is 68.9 years. (Unsure as to what the male-to-female breakdown is.)
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Different societies, different sex + different ages. In advanced societies the average is about 82.
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Depends on what part of the world you live in, among many other factors such as your family history, your personal health, how well you take care of yourself, etc. Lists of life expectancy vary and are changing all the time, and there are many countries with averages in the 70s and 80s. At this writ…
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Answer No, not unless the smack leaves a mark such as a bruise.
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How can i get smaller in height if im yo tall
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Complete remission occurs in 70 - 80% of patients. Overall, about 33% of persons under age 65 survive free of disease at 5 years from diagnosis. This 5-year survival rate drops dramatically (4%) in those older than 65. In general, patients who are younger have a better chance of survival than older …
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As people grow older, damage to DNA and organs continue to build up. DNA damage leads to an inability of our cells to complete their renewal functions. A yeast known as Sirtuin, performs the job of making sure the right switches to our vital organs are performed properly. DNA damage can cause this y…
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It is unknown who the oldest person is to start boxing. Many boxers have started boxing after the age of 30, which is considered 'old' to start boxing.
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cuz...people die when their heart cannot support all the blood that's coming in so your heart overexerts and you die there that's better than being eaten alive
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Answer It could be fibromialgia, or a result of some medication you are taking.
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no, but as you age your nose starts to droop, because the collagen and elastin in our skin break down and gravity takes over
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If you want to live longer, you will have to make big changes in your life. 1. Eat healthy. Limit consumption of red meat and other junk food. Make sure you eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. If you want to eat meat, I would strongly recommend you eat only fish and white meat. DO NO…
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Take 2 spounge baths a day 1 with warm water first then 1 with freezing water. There are many healthy, nutrient rich foods that you can eat that will help fight the effects of aging. Combine a healthy diet with regular exercise and your body will be able to stay healthy for longer.
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Answer Swaziland is averaged at 32.23 by the CIA. And generally most websites agree that it has the lowest life expectancy at around 30-33 maybe, poorer countries where they do not have as much food as us or probably England as we are named the worlds fattest country. And Swaziland is not any go…
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According to the 2007 National Vital Statistics Reports (which can be viewed in related links), the "average age at death in the US was 86.2 years." This is not the same as "Life Expectancy" and should not be confused. It should be noted that it has become common for individuals on the web to qu…
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The oldest man or woman Cannot live over 120 years old... If you do not believe me.. Check the Bible God said "No one shall live past the age of 120 years old." So the guy that answered this question with 121 years old... Is a liar.. Sorry for these incorrect answers but this IS the real answer.but …
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It actually depends on the factors that contribute to the whole body of a person. Normally, a person can last a few days without food - only water.
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18. A human male stop growing at the age of 35years. This is when he changes from youth-hood to adulthood.
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To maintain your organs of sense reception, you need to ensure that you take a healthy diet and get enough exercise. You should also avoid areas or substances that may be harmful to the human body.
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The life expectancy for a female in the US is 83 years.
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aging is when you stop growing new cells as fast as when you were young, and your current tissue starts to deteriorate. There are many symptoms of aging! Gray hair, slips in memory, balding, hearing loss, difficulty in reading small print-these are just a few signs of aging. The most significant…
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i choose your company because besides being a worlwide leader in industry, your company will give me the best experience especially in handling advance machining tools that other company didnt have. And im so sure that with a courage that i have, i will up hold the image of your company
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Well, i had a search on your company and i found it quite productive and efficient the way it is working currently, i was quite impressed by read those achievement that company made in last year and still working hard to continue the good job, i found this company has a great respect for the employe…
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An Endocrine disorder (which is often missed) or a brain injury or disorder, or the process of dying in which all organ function ceases, related to specific internal mechanisms of the human body. Including those listed below. External sources are numerous. Temperature is regulated by the thermoregu…
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Ginger helps with nausea caused by motion sickness and also with morning sickness. Additionally, not only does it act as a natural antihistamine and a mild decongestant, but it is also great for a sore throat. The herb promotes the release of bile from the gallbladder for people suffering from galls…
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Me and my dog snowball are a great team. We would often go to the park with a frisby and play catch, on the odd occasion we would go to Miami beach and play in the waves.But on May 13th 2007 the great team of francis and Pal came to a tragic end as he got hit by a Pizza Hut delivery ped :( which was…
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Answer Increase the old age state pension and it should be tax free Having worked in the field of aging for some 30 years, there are many things in addition to the answer above that would help us provide better care for the elderly. A very important part of care is allowing the elder to have opt…
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Yes as you get older and older your sense starts to go just like your hearing
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All medicines, plastics, some metals that are not found pure in nature, batteries, explosives, synthetic foods, pesticides and herbicides, and fuels are all developed through chemistry.Chemistry is the branch of science that deals with the identification of the substances of which matter is composed…
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Answer A geriatric is an elderly person. Geriatrics is the study of medicine pertaining to the elderly.Geriatrics is the medical specialty which focuses on the care and treatment of the elderly, usually patients who are 65 years of age or older. A physician who practices geriatrics is sometimes…
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its not really possible growing is a natural thingdon't exercise, don't drink milk or eat stuff with milk in it, drink coffee(but don't cause it is bad for you), drink carbonated drinks (like soda and sparkling water)
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There's a strong positive correlation between lung (and throat, and mouth) cancer and smoking. Let's just put that up there as an indisputable fact; there is absolutely zero chance that smoking is not bad for you, and there is no known level below which smoking is "safe" (the less the better, but an…
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The longest undisputed lifespan for a man is Jiroemon Kimura of Japan. He was born in 1897 and died in June 2013, at age 116 years and 54 days. He was the world's oldest living person from December 2012 until his death.
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Musculoskeletal disorders are one of the most common human afflictions. It affects many people of all ages. Here is a small list of some drugs that can help prevent or reduce the side effects you might happen to get from these common disorders.Vioxx (Rofecoxib)- it is a non-narcotic analgesic and NS…
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Earliest Humans The earliest examples of Homo sapiens date from about 200,000 years ago in Ethiopia. Oldest Biblical Figures Methuselah is alleged to have lived for 969 years. Oldest Verified People Jeanne Calment, a Frenchwoman. lived for 122 years, 164 days (February 21, 1875 - August 4, 1997…
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old age affects memory because as you grow older you become more weak and feeble, the circulatory system starts to work slower and cant pump enough blood to the brain for it to work better. young age (Like babys) affects memory because they havent had enough neurons to enter their brain yet, also, t…
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I'm assuming that it all depends on which state you live in. In NJ you can not be more then four years older then the minor. Date the person but be careful i would keep everything pg until your both 18 unless its legal in your state in that case go ahead but i wouldn't kiss or anything worse unles…
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Answer No one is really sure how long they will live. Living longer can be achieved by not smoking, by excercising, by eating right, and by being active. These things generally lead to a longer and more healthy life. No one can live forever, and there is no magical fountain of youth. Follow this …
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Search at ask.com because this website does nat know> don't do that or if you do then after you look then post it hear also not is spelled with an o
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God, he hasn't died yet :)
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They survived on fish from the river and berries from the bushes. The men and boys hunted in the woods. Pilgrims used an animal's fur for clothing and bones for toys for the children.
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