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While the team waits to kick off its first mission, meet some Okinawans and the longevity experts on this expedition.
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Living Longer
Photograph by Gianluca Colla

A restaurant owner in Naha, Okinawa, entertains his customers with a traditional, three-stringed guitar. With an average life expectancy of 78 years for men and 86 years for women, Okinawans are among the longest lived people on Earth.



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