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From the Nature & Health Newsletter Issue 14 August 2009:

She might have pulled your hair when you were little; however, Ulster University researchers say that having a sister increases your odds of having a happy life. Their study found that both men and women who had at least one sister scored significantly better on tests for optimism, achievement, and resilience. Why? Co-author Professor Tony Cassidy explains, “The presence of girls in a family is strongly linked to better communication, which is fundamental to health, while boys have the opposite effect.”

I’m H-A-P-P-Y, I’m H-A-P-P-Y,

I know I am, I’m sure I am,
I’m H-A-P-P-Y

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