World’s oldest person is a 118 year old French nun

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The world’s oldest person is now a French nun.

The Guinness World Records have confirmed that Sister André, who is 118-years-old, now holds the title.

Sister André, who was born Lucile Randon, has now become the second-oldest French person and the third-oldest European person ever recorded.

Sister Andre, who has been blind for more than 75 years, has done lots of different things throughout her life.

She’s worked as a teacher, a governess looking after children during the Second World War, and she spent nearly 30 years working with the elderly and orphans at a hospital in France before going on to become a Catholic nun.

The new record comes about after the recent passing of a Japanese woman called Kane Tanaka who officially became the world’s oldest person in 2019 at the age of 116.

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