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Cleaner Air, Longer Life

An increase in American air quality over the last 20 years has led to an average life span increase of 21 weeks. What do you think?
  • "Ha! In your face Dr. Biller! Looks like I've got 31 weeks left to live, not 10."

    Mitch Daddato Restaurant Manager
  • "That's great news. Every moment on this earth is precious, and if you if live in the United States, it's like it counts double."

    Carl Boucher Dietary Aide
  • "21 weeks? That's five months. That's almost half a year. Wow. Yeah, I guess I just don't really care about the environment."

    Susan Canfield Unemployed

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