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World’s oldest person ‘kind of’ happy to turn 116

TOKYO (Reuters) – Misao Ohkawa, a Japanese woman believed to be the world’s oldest person, turned 116 on Wednesday and celebrated by tucking into a white cake decorated with strawberries and candles. She credits a healthy appetite and getting plenty of rest for her longevity. Ohkawa was born in 1898…

World’s oldest ever man dies aged 116

The world’s oldest person and the oldest man ever to have lived has died of natural causes aged 116 years, media reported Wednesday. Japan’s Jiroemon Kimura, who was born in 1897, died in hospital early Wednesday morning, Kyodo News cited the local government as saying. Kimura, from Kyotango in Kyoto…