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Centenarians-Our Strongest Men and Women – Strength Magazine – February, 1924

“The days of our years are three-score years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be four-score yea~s, yet is their strength labor and sorrow.” Despite these words of the Psalmist, discouraging longevity beyond the time limit herein set for the human span, a number of men and women living in and ea r Los Angeles-California’s “City of the Angels”-have persisted in holding on to the fateful thread for twenty, thirty years beyond thee allotted biblical age. and some ha e even passed the hundred mark.

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