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Re: [IP] life expectancy

"Natalie A. Sera" wrote:

> Life expectance is a STATISTICAL average, and has exactly NO relevance
> to any given individual.
> Any of us could get hit by a bus tomorrow!
> All anyone can do is take as good care of themselves as possible, and
> then we'll live as long as we're supposed to.
> Quoting life expectancy statistics at people with chronic diseases is
> scary, and meaningless, and I wouldn't do it, especially not to a child.

I am sorry if my post upset anyone.  I certainly didn't mean to do
that.  I should have phrased what I wrote differently.  I used the
change in "average" life expectancy to help others understand why we
need a cure.


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