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Can a doctor tell you that you have a year and half to LIVE ?

Can a doctor tell you that you have a year and a half to LIVE ?
Thu, 10 Dec 2009
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no, a doctor can estimate but people have lived long after a doctor tells them they are supposed to go. they are not god and do not know when for sure you or anyone will go.
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