Stamatis Moraitis
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Greek islander, 98, talks about life on Ikaria

The inhabitants of a small Greek island live on average 10 years longer than the rest of western Europe.

Stamatis Moraitis, who is 98, was diagnosed with lung cancer and given nine months to live 45 years ago.

He says he survived because of good food, good wine, and good company on the island of Ikaria.

Doctors agree there is something special about the island.

  • 06 Jan 2013