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    Fast Facts: Sept. 2

    U.S. organization with the most members: American Automobile Association (AAA) with 48 million members.

    One out of five pieces of the world’s garbage was generated in the United States.

    Americans stand about 14 inches apart when they converse. Russians stand about 10 inches apart.

    The United States is first in the world in gun ownership per capita. Finland is second.

    Today, 25 percent of American men are 6 feet or taller, compared to only 4 percent in 1900.

    The average American buys 17 yards of dental floss each year.

    Floods cause more death and destruction in the United States than any other natural disaster.

    Number of real haunted houses in the United States, according to the Ghost Research Society: 789.

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