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Life Expectancy: How long might you live

 When I told my doctor that - by the life-expectancy tables - at now age 79, I should have been dead a year or two (or three) ago. He responded by stating that the 76 years of life predicted at birth (via the tables) increases as men (and women) live into their senior years. So I checked that out and found that the 76 years of life projected at birth rises to 88 years since I have now made it to 79. And if I make it to 84, I might have another 6-or-7 years in me. This is good news. It appears, that the longer we survive various killing diseases, mishaps, etc. - our likelyhood of living into our 80's and even 90's - rises ( per ): "Each year a person lives means they have survived multiple potential causes of death. This means that life expectancy actually can increase with age." Who knew? Check it out yourself. Take care of yourself - survive your 40's, 50's and 60's - and possibly live into your 80's and 90's. 
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