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The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die by John Izzo

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chapter tena final lesson: it’s never too late to live the secrets

The last gift I received from the interviews was a lesson about timing.

We asked thousands of people to identify one person whom they had known and who had lived long and had found happiness. Going into these interviews, we wondered if the people identified had been wise all their lives. Had they been born with the right genes or raised by the right parents, or were these people just like the rest of us?

The interviewing process does not necessarily let us know when a particular person began to live a certain way. My conclusion is that some of them had been living the secrets since they were quite young, whereas others did not embrace them until quite late in life. Each person ...

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