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88 centenarians live in China's "longevity home"

(Xinhua)

09:55, March 03, 2012

Deng Chengxian (R), a 103-year-old man, chats with his wife at their home in Zhongxiang, a city known as China's "longevity home", in central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 29, 2012. The city, with a population of 1.03 million, has 88 centenarians currently. The number of people over 80 years old living in the city stood at 16,000. (Xinhua/Hao Tongqian)
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