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1. Snowdon, D. (2001). Aging With Grace: The Nun Study and the Science of Old Age: How We Can All Live Longer, Healthier, and More Vital Lives. London, England: Fourth Estate.

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19. Kubzansky, L. (2011). "Positive Feelings Are Good for Your Heart: Emotion and (Mal) Adaptive Processes Over the Life Course." Weekly Seminar Series, Harvard School of Public Health.

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