Japanese woman turns 117 years old, extends record as world’s oldest person

Japanese woman turns 117 years old, extends record as world’s oldest person

Kane Tanaka has extended her record as the world’s oldest person by celebrating her 117th birthday at a nursing home in Fukuoka in southern Japan. Tanaka marked her birthday with a party on Sunday along with staff and friends at the nursing home. Tanaka was last year confirmed as the oldest living person, aged 116 years 66 days old as of March 9, according to Guinness World Records.

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Dust Phoxner
Dust Phoxner 3 months

This lady is old enough to remember both world wars

Edward Williams
Edward Williams 3 months

The thing some people don't get is that living to be really old sucks. Your body functions worse and worse, you lose cognitive ability... the list goes on. I'll settle for a good 80.

Idiot Prole
Idiot Prole 3 months

I can't think of anything worse. If I get past 80, just shit can me.

Seekster
Seekster 3 months

Wow!

Fin
Fin 3 months

A living history book... The ottoman empire existed... Russia split into bolshevk n menshevk parties... Wright Brothers flew first plane at kitty hawk.. Henry Ford began Ford auto factory... N that's just the year she was born....

bobby_5150
bobby_5150 3 months

Idiot, I'd live to hear you say that at 79.

Inappropriate Name
Inappropriate Name 3 months

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