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What People Who Live Long — and Through Pandemics, War, and More — Have in Common

It may be a combination of genetics, lifestyle, attitude, and a yearning to keep on going

During the Second World War, an American woman named Shelley Smith Mydans reported on the conflict for Life magazine. Along with her husband, the photographer Carl Mydans, Shelley…

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Markham Heid

I’m a long-time contributor at TIME and other media orgs. I write mostly about health. I grew up in Michigan, but these days I live in southwest Germany.