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A family decides to meet up.

Anthony is 96 years old

Bernard is 80 years old

Barry is 24 years old

Melanie is 60 years old.

How old is Helen and why are they a family?

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    $\begingroup$ Bernard reminds me of George Bernard Shaw and Helen reminds me of Helen Keller.... But nothing to connect them $\endgroup$ – Sid Aug 12 '16 at 17:34
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    $\begingroup$ Barry reminds me of Barry Allen... and Anthony from Raj comics... Anyways, this says 6999 questions. $\endgroup$ – ABcDexter Aug 12 '16 at 17:36
  • $\begingroup$ @ABcDexter, damn it a question must have been deleted. This was the 7000th $\endgroup$ – Beastly Gerbil Aug 12 '16 at 17:39
  • $\begingroup$ @ABcDexter, now it says 6997! :P I give up... $\endgroup$ – Beastly Gerbil Aug 12 '16 at 17:44
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Here goes:

The given names are "nicknames" of cities that hosted the Summer Olympics, and the age is how long ago they hosted

Anthony (96) : Antwerp in 1920
Bernard (80) : Berlin in 1936
Barry (24) : Barcelona in 1992
Melanie (60) : Melbourne in 1956

So Helen is:

Helsinki in 1940, making her 76

And they are a family

in that they are all host cities for the Summer Olympic games

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