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We'd All Do Well To Follow The Advice Of The Oldest Living American

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.27.2014 | Fifty

Happy Birthday, Mother Talley! Jeralean Talley is America's oldest living woman on record. And as she turns 115, we'd all do well to follow her exa...

World's Oldest Person Shares Secret To Longevity On 116th Birthday

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | Fifty

The world's oldest person, Misao Okawa, will celebrate her 116th birthday on March 5 2014. And ahead of this momentous occasion she shared her secr...

Oldest Living Person EVER?

AP | CARLOS VALDEZ | Posted 08.16.2013 | Weird News

FRASQUIA, Bolivia -- If Bolivia's public records are correct, Carmelo Flores Laura is the oldest living person ever documented. They say he turned 12...

Japan's Oldest Person Dies At Age 115

AP | Posted 02.14.2012 | Weird News

TOKYO — Japan's oldest person, 115-year-old Chiyono Hasegawa, has died. Hasegawa, who was born Nov. 20, 1896, died at a facility in southern Ja...

World Record Photos: Pictures Of People Setting New Standards In Weird Excellence

Posted 01.02.2012 | Weird News

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Amazonian Woman Claims To Be World's Oldest Person

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 11.01.2011 | Weird News

The secret to long life might be found in the Amazon. Survival International, an indigenous rights organization, is claiming that Maria Lucimar Per...

Besse Cooper, World's Oldest Person, Turns 115

AP | Posted 10.26.2011 | Impact

By Associated Press MONROE, Ga. — About 15 to 20 people celebrated the birthday of Besse Cooper, who is listed as the world's oldest person. C...

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Besse The Oldest Living Person.. Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Everything old is new again and in this case that means Besse Cooper has been re-crowned the oldest living person after being briefly dethroned this y...

Juana Bautista De La Candelaria Rodriguez, Cuban Woman, Said By Relatives To Be 125-Years-Old, May Be Oldest Person Alive

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA — Relatives in eastern Cuba claim to have held a 125th birthday party for a woman named Juana Bautista de la Candelaria Rodriguez, but it...

Indiana Woman Dies At 115 As World's Oldest Person

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. — Edna Parker, who became the world's oldest person more than a year ago, has died at age 115. UCLA gerontologist Dr. Stephen...