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Top 10 Lessons on How Not to Die


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Have a Good Time
Happiness and humor can go a long way to keeping you both mentally and physically in shape.
Happiness and humor can go a long way to keeping you both mentally and physically in shape.
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What's important isn't whether you got all of the food stains off your blouse or shirt. It's whether you had a good time at the picnic, the candlelit dinner, or the ice cream store with your kids. If you enjoyed yourself, then the experience was well worth it, whether your clothes looked good afterward or not. As you go through life, have fun and get a daily dose of vitamin H. Humor - through laughter and smiling - eases the burdens of life.


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