From my friends at the New York Times, "How to Maintain Sibling Relationships":
The quality of sibling relationships is one of the most important predictors of mental health in old age, according to The American Journal of Psychiatry. Research shows that people who are emotionally close to their siblings have higher life satisfaction and lower rates of depression later in life. In times of stress or trauma, siblings can provide essential emotional and monetary support.
I read that aloud to my brothers while we sat on the porch drinking beer, and then I asked for some money.
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