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No Country for Young Men

Chris Fievoli


Like many of us, Dorian struggles every morning to get out of bed and go to work. But not for the reason you think. Dorian is over 100 years old working at the Magnolia Life Assurance Company. His bosses ask him to find data and information on the life expectancy of everyone in his city. The probability of dying is generally low but Dorian notices an odd spike in deaths recently. Why is that? This story discusses the growth rate of populations as birth and death rates both shrink.