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41% of Adults Ages 40-59 Are Working Their Dream Job


A new AARP Life Reimagined/USA Today survey on life and career satisfaction among adults in their 40s and 50s shows that most mid-life adults are satisfied with their lives but see room for improvement in work, giving back, pursuing passions, and travel. 
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