Life Expectancy Calculator Essay

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Introduction and Life Expectancy Calculator Results When I first read this assignment, my initial thought, “oh this is going to be hard”. This past May I turned forty-four; some say that the 40’s is the new 30’s. Whatever it may be I just know at this point is considered “middle” of my life or as I like to say getting close to the “middle of my life”. With some hesitation, finally did the life expectancy calculator and my results, according to the calculator that I would live to be eighty-five years old. Actually, I did get a little giggle out of the fact since I do not drink, well some on an occasion. However, if I did have a glass of wine or two a few times a week I would get an extra two years, needless to say, it was quite tempting to …show more content…
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