World’s oldest person dies

On Friday 117-year-old Violet Mosse Brown, the oldest person in the world, passed away.

The death of Brown means that Nabi Tajima of Japan, who is also 117, is now the world’s oldest person

Tajima was born on August 4, 1900, in the town of Kikai, Kagoshima Prefecture, and has had her age confirmed by Guiness World Records.

She currently lives in a home in the city of Kagoshima.

She has a huge family — nine children (seven sons and two daughters), and more than 140 descendants, including 28 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren, and 35 great-great-grandchildren.

While Tajima has never publicly spoken about her lifestyle, it’s possible that the Japanese diet is the key to a long life.

There are currently just 46 supercentenarians — people who have lived past 110 — in the world.

Each of them credits something different for their long life — from “being single” to having four strips of bacon every morning.

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Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

amazing!

Ghty
Ghty
3 years ago

gosh she looks old

I love bacon
I love bacon
3 years ago

I wish I had four strips of bacon in the morning 😍

Me
Me
3 years ago

I want to live to be that old……

Hi
Hi
3 years ago

thats old!

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

She was really cool. I wrote about her once in primary school

Indy
Indy
3 years ago

Is she really the oldest person in the world.

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

hi she is old rest in peace

Guest
Guest
3 years ago

I love old people

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

thats so miny cakes

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

She looks 1000

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

I thought the oldest person in the world was 140

guest
guest
3 years ago

i want 2 live that old! its pretty old!!!

guest
guest
3 years ago

gosh she is old!!

Caitlyn
Caitlyn
3 years ago

Just goes to show where being healthy can take you….

jaill
jaill
2 years ago

Amazing :O

makauri
makauri
2 years ago

Now that’s a long living experience#thats amazing

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

that is a long life and a sad artical

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3 days ago

rest in peace

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