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US rich-poor divide results in shorter lifespans for destitute

The lifespan gap between rich and poor people in the US can be as high as 30 years.

The lifespan gap between rich and poor people in the United States can be as great as 30 years.

But it is not just limited access to healthcare that causes poorer people to die earlier – stress, gun violence and bullying are also major factors.

Al Jazeera’s John Hendren report from Chicago.

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