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This is why Dutch teenagers are among the happiest in the world

Spectators look at some two thousand swimmers as they take off from the Maritime museum for the second Amsterdam City Swim in Amsterdam September 8, 2013. The Amsterdam City Swim is held to raise money for research into Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The participants swam a total of 2013 meters in the canals of Amsterdam.  REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares (NETHERLANDS - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING SOCIETY)

The Dutch have high levels of happiness across all age groups. Image: REUTERS/Cris Toala Olivares

John McKenna
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