ARTICLES - ANSWERS TO "SECRETS OF A LONG LIFE"

1.

Sadie and Bessie Delany live ... 

   in Vernon, New Jersey.
   in Mount Vernon.

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How old are they? 

   Besie is 104 and Sadie is 103.
   Sadie is 104 and Besie is 102.

3.

What's Having Our Say

   A book which tells their life story.
   A short stories book about their life.

4.

What time do the Delany sisters get up? 

   At about 7:00 a.m.
   At about 6:30 p.m.

5.

What do they have for breakfast? 

   oatmeal, a banana, and a little cheese.
  
oatmeal, half a banana, bran, and eggs.

6.

Do they exercise? 

   Yes. They like to do yoga.
   Yes. They like to run every day.

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What do they say about garlic? 

   "It's bad for your breath."
   "It's bad for your health."

8.

What do they suggest you should do? 

   Not to eat a lot of salt.
   Not to drink a lot of fat.

9.

What do they suggest you shouldn't do? 

   To worry about a wife or a husband.
   To get married.

10.

What do their doctors say? 

   "You're still alive because you don't have husbands who worry you."
   "You're still living, what do you expect?"

TRANSCRIPTION AND TRANSLATION

Sadie and Bessie Delany are sisters who live in Mount Vernon, New York. Sadie is 104 years old, and Besie is 102. They tell their life story in a book called "Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First Hundred Years." Here is some of their advice for living a long, healthy life.
Sadie y Bessie Delany son hermanas y viven en Mount Vernon, Nueva York. Sadie tiene 104 años y Besie, 102. Ellas cuentan la historia de su vida en un libro llamado "Dando nuestra opinión: Los Primeros Cien Años de las Hermanas Delany."
Estos son algunos de sus consejos para vivir una vida larga y saludable.

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Get up early. The Delany sisters get up at 6:30 or 7:00 a.m.
Have a good breakfast. The sisters eat oatmeal, half a banana, bran, and eggs with a little cheese.
Exercise every day. The Delany sisters like to do yoga. They also walk every day.
Eat lots of vegetables, specially garlic. Garlic is good for your health, even if it's not good for your breath !!
Levántate temprano. Las hermanas Delany se levantan a las seis y media o siete de la mañana.
Toma un buen desayuno. Las hermanas comen avena, media banana, salvado y huevos con un poco de queso.
Haz ejercicio todos los días. A las hermanas Delany les gusta el yoga. También caminan todos los días.
Come muchas verduras, especialmente ajo. El ajo es bueno para tu salud aunque no sea bueno ¡¡para tu aliento!!

BUT ...  PERO ... 

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DON'T eat a lot of salt and fat. These things are bad for you.
DON'T get married !! The sisters say, "We are still alive because we don't have husbands who worry us."
DON'T listen to the doctor. "Most doctors don't know what to do with us," Sadie says. "When something's wrong they say, 'You're still living, what do you expect?'.
NO comas mucha sal y grasas. Estos elementos son nocivos para tí.
¡¡NO te cases!! Las hermanas dicen, "Estamos vivas porque no tenemos maridos que nos preocupen."
NO escuches al doctor. "La mayoría de los médicos no saben qué hacer con nosotras", dice Sadie. "Cuando algo funciona mal te dicen: 'Usted todavía vive, ¿qué es lo que espera?'."

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