An age-old question

I was born in Glasgow and I am 80.

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My auntie was 103 years old when she died and lived in her own flat till she was 101.

She lived all her days in the Gorbals.

Who comes up with these statistics about life expectancy? There were nine children in our family.

I would like to know what the life expectancy in the East End of London is. In the good old days, you would be lucky to reach 35.

Thomas Donnelly Glasgow

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William Welsh Posted online

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YOUR Memories park pram jam photo would have been taken in the good old days when you could go for a paddle in the fountain, or watch a turn in the old bandstand, or my favourite pastime there as a kid -"tumblin' yer wilkies" down the steep embankment in the photo.

Steven Rowan Middlesex

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It was truly staggering to see the number of people using food banks in Glasgow and across the UK. To think it has come to this. When will we see any light at the end of the tunnel?

Perhaps Mr Cameron and Mr Salmond can get their act together for the sake of the country's hungry and put politics aside for a moment.

C Rogers via email

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