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Bernice Singleton (left), one of the original mothers in the research project, is seen with her daughter Jenny and granddaughter Gretta. Paige Cowett/WNYC hide caption

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Residents of ShantiNiketan, a retirement community near Orlando, Fla., walk in a Hindu religious procession. Courtesy of ShantiNiketan Inc. hide caption

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Jackie Carnegie immunizes Mabel Haywood in a Colorado Health Department immunization van in 1972. Shots for measles and other infectious diseases were offered. Ira Gay Sealy/Denver Post Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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