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World’s Oldest Person On Her 117 Years: ‘It Seemed Rather Short’

The world’s oldest person says 117 years doesn’t seem like such a long time. Misao Okawa, the daughter of a kimono maker, made the comment Wednesday, at a celebration a day before her 117th birthday.

03/04/2015

Oldest Living Minnesotan, 112 Years Old

Minnesota’s Oldest Person Turns 113

Because it’s not every day that someone gets to turn 113 years old, the elder-most person in Minnesota is celebrating her birthday with a series of parties. Anna Stoehr, of Potsdam, celebrated her big birthday on Tuesday with her children, grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.

10/17/2013