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Older People Are Nation's Happiest
April 16, 2008
Americans grow happier as they grow older, according to a University of Chicago study that is one of the most thorough examinations of happiness ever done in America. The study also found that baby boomers are not as content as other generations; African-Americans are less happy than whites; men are less happy than women; happiness can rise and fall between eras; and that with age, the differences narrow.
University of Chicago
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