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Aunt V, The World's Oldest Person, Dies In Jamaica At 117
Violet Mosse-Brown, aka Aunt V, said her secrets to long life were hard work and faith.
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World's Oldest Person Celebrates 117th Birthday In Style
Emma Morano credits her long life to not being "dominated" by anyone.
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World's Oldest Woman, 116, Reveals The One Food She Eats Every Day
She turns 117 in November.
Meet America's Oldest Woman: Adele Dunlap
Managing Editor, She's My Superwoman
I'm sure Adele Dunlap has never heard of Drake and probably doesn't listen to much music one days but she has taken the slogan "you only live once" to heart. After the death of Goldie Michelson, of Worcester, Massachusetts, Adele became the country's oldest woman alive.
At 113, The Oldest American Alive Still Lies About Her Age
Ms. Adele, you don't look a day over 90!
The Oldest American, Goldie Michelson, Dies At Age 113
She would have turned 114 in August.
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There's A New World's Oldest Living Man
And he's a 112-year-old Holocaust survivor.
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Susannah Mushatt Jones, World's Oldest Person, Eats Bacon Every Day
World's New Oldest Person Reveals Surprising Secret To Her Long Life
The 115-year-old lives with her 77-year-old daughter in the Detroit area, with members of five generations of her family
The Oldest Living American Has Some Perfectly Simple Advice Worth Following
"I don't have much education, but what little sense I got, I try to use it," Talley told WJBK. There's a powerful message
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Maria Lucimar Pereira, Amazonian Woman, Prepares For 121 Birthday
Survival International, an indigenous rights organization, is claiming that Maria Lucimar Pereira is preparing to celebrate
Besse Cooper Is Oldest Living Person At 114
Cooper is 114 years and 300 days old and was first named the world's oldest living person by Guinness World Records in January
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