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Is it really possible to die of a broken heart?

Can one die b/c his or her heart is in disrepair? I cannot choose a BEST ANSWER each of you have different experiences with this broken heart syndrome So all of you will be given thumbs up since you all have made it difficult for me to choose. Thanks to all who answered me.
Tue, 15 Dec 2009
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yes =especially in couples that have been together for many years
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