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How Happy Are You?

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Here's a tough question: How happy are you? Are you happier now than you were 10 years ago? According to a recent study by the University of Chicago's National Opinion Research Center, Americans generally get happier as they age. Eight Forty-Eight's Alison Cuddy recently talked with Tom Smith, who's director of the General Social Survey at the center. Smith says there are a number of reasons for older people to smile.

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