Friend of EWC Selected as Happiest Man in America

On March 5, 2011 the New York Times announced that they have found the Happiest Man in America.

The New York Times had asked Gallup to come up with a statistical composite for the happiest person in America, based on the characteristics that most closely correlated with happiness in 2010. Men, for example, tend to be happier than women, older people are happier than middle-aged people, and so on.

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Alvin Wong and his wife, Trudy Schandler-Wong.

The answer from Gallup was: he’s a tall, Asian-American, observant Jew who is at least 65 and married, has children, lives in Hawaii, runs his own business and has a household income of more than $120,000 a year.

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