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Surgical Recovery, Friends Make All the Difference

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My difficult recovery period, physically, was four weeks. It was my wonderful network of friends that made the difference for me.

During that time, there was an article in the NY Times titled “What are Friends for? A Longer Life.” I didn’t need this article and the studies to prove it’s theories—I am the living proof. But I still thought it was the perfect time to share it with my friends, and now I share it with you.

From The New York Times:

What Are Friends for? A Longer Life


Many people overlook a powerful weapon in the quest for better health:
their friends....


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