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Old 10-20-2016, 07:46 AM
Wendell Wagner Wendell Wagner is offline
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The average life expectancy in the period 1750 to 1800 was 36. The average life expectancy at present is 78. So, yeah, people live a lot longer on average:

http://www.legacy.com/life-and-death...berty-era.html

http://www.legacy.com/life-and-death...ends-life.html

http://bfdg.com/thoughts/hail-old-man/