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How It Sounds: To Be 31

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Kai McMurtry

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Kai McMurtry
Kai McMurtry
Kai McMurtry
Kai McMurtry

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Kai McMurtry, 31, is a marketing specialist for a bicycle company. He lives with his wife, Elizabeth, in San Francisco. "I work mostly from home," Kai says, "cook vegan dinners with my wife and ride a bicycle everywhere I go."

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