Americans are living almost twice as long as they were 150 years ago. We are experiencing all the joys — living longer, fuller lives — and all of the challenges — funding those longer, fuller lives.  Many seemingly innocuous afflictions that were terminal in the past are either completely eradicated or can be handled without even missing one day of work. So, find out how you would have died 150 years ago and see how your story compares to others’. 

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