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Midlife

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Every lifetime has a U-shaped ‘happiness curve.’ At 50, I can tell you what that means.

The author, lower center, celebrates his 7th birthday with friends. (Photo courtesy of the author’s mother.)
The author, lower center, celebrates his 7th birthday with friends. (Photo courtesy of the author’s mother.)
The author, lower center, celebrates his 9th birthday with friends. Photo courtesy of the author’s mother.

I’m 50 years old, which means I’m roughly two-and-a-half years removed from the unhappiest point in my life.

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