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I agree. I am 62, and I feel 25. Can't imagine checking out for many many years to come. 

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I agree. I feel the same way!
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Long enough to see how my 5 grandchildren's lives turn out. They range from 13 down to 5 months. I am not leaving this world until I see how their stories turn out. I am 62 now..so atleast 100.

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Good for you to have the desire to live to 100! Most of us have the "usual" (pains, various problems) if over 70, but we try to find the joy in everyday living. You are doing great. And 75 is the new 60. Haven't you heard?

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Yes. You do want to be around to be involved in many things like this. Think about the good stuff that is still with you. Sometimes it takes a lot, but try to find a little bit of joy in every day. Try to get a laugh every day (or at least a smile).

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Of course.

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I get what you are saying. But still, unless there are some awful things you are dealing with, you really would like to have a long life....right?

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I'm afraid once the Republicans kill/cripple Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security much of the optimism on this thread will begin to turn.  Of course they will delay this for several years (see their healthcare "reform" bill that was defeated by a single vote) so their voters will "forget" that the Republicans are the responsible ones.  And they will get rid of all of them/cripple them, or try like hell to get rid of them - see Ryan's proposed budget.  What better way to have a loyal workforce than to force your workers to work or lose health benefits as they're aging and need health benefits?  My father and step mother have benefited enormously from the current system, at my, my wife's and my daughter's (continued) expense, but are full throated supporters of this attempt. Hippocrites indeed. 

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Sorry you feel that way.  I'm 87 and my wife 82 and have been married 63 years.  Two years ago we did the Disney Halft Marathon.  Last week we did a 5K for the opening of a new Bridge here in FL.

We walk 3 miles a day enjoy our family and especially our Grandsons.  We saved for retirement and do not have any serious financial problems.  Why would we want to die.  Age is all relative.  If your fortunate enough to be in fairly good health why would you put a time limit on your life.  Keep moving and enjoy every day as much as you can.  

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I am there with you!  Born in 1945 and I have always wanted to live to 2050.  My reasons are much like yours. Let's do this!

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