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44 Percent Of Americans Planning New Years Resolutions

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SALISBURY, Md. - More than 44 percent of American's are planning new year's resolutions this year, according to a Marist Poll.

The percentage is reportedly a slight increase from 40 percent last year, but statistically, many are doomed. The poll shows that *59 percent of people under the age of 45 made resolutions, but only a third followed through.

However, some locals in Delmarva seem optimistic.

"My new years resolution for this year is to train as hard as possible, and just get into the best shape of my life and work hard," says Danny Garcia, a resident of Salisbury, Maryland.

Experts recommend doing away with the word resolution, and just call it a "goal" instead They also suggest to make sure the goal is a realistic one, and to tell friends and family to get that extra support.

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