A man diagnosed with cancer at age 60. He was told he had 6 months left but lived to age 102.

” 1943, a Greek war veteran named Stamatis Moraitis came to the United States for treatment of a combat-mangled arm. He’d survived a gunshot wound, escaped to Turkey and eventually talked his way onto the Queen Elizabeth, then serving as a troopship, to cross the Atlantic. Moraitis settled in Port Jefferson, N.Y., an enclave of countrymen from his native island, Ikaria. He quickly landed a job doing manual labor. Later, he moved to Boynton Beach, Fla. Along the way, Moraitis married a Greek-American woman, had three children and bought a three-bedroom house and a 1951 Chevrolet.”
Photographer – Andrea Frazzetta/LUZphoto for The New York Times

Please check out the full article its a great read!

The researchers of the article came to the conclusion the way to a healthy life is diet(eating vegetables), exercise, and social interactions. Makes sense to me, now I just have to figure out how to get out of this cubicle. Frisbee anyone?


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