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Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 03/ 7/2011

The happiest person in America is ...

By Melissa Bell

Just when I was feeling all smug that I am not the most typical person in the world, Gallup and the New York Times have to come along and hit me with the news that I am also not the happiest. If I were the happiest person, I would be Alvin Wong, a "5-foot-10, 69-year-old, Chinese-American, Kosher-observing Jew, who's married with children and lives in Honolulu. He runs his own health care management business and earns more than $120,000 a year."

Gallup put together the characteristics of the happiest person after a three-year poll, and the New York Times tracked down Wong. As I fit none of those characteristics, I now feel depressed. Thanks, Gallup.

By Melissa Bell  | March 7, 2011; 11:04 AM ET
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What a great guy! I loved his quote. Most of being happy is making your mind up to be happy, positive and healthy. Way to go Mr. Wong!

Posted by: JSC22 | March 8, 2011 12:51 PM | Report abuse

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