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Forbes: Health Secrets Of The World's Oldest People

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Maintain Spirituality

Crowson, 101, has gone to church every week for most of her life; Easton, 102, took up fishing so that he could "stand still and contemplate;" and Mary Malecha, 104, has prayed every day and night for as long as she can remember. The Evercare survey found that 62% of the 100-plus crowd prays, meditates or engages in a spiritual activity every day. Doctors believe that taking restful time for yourself will help you live longer.

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