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Misao Okawa, the world's oldest person celebrated her 116th birthday on Wednesday, February 5.Misao OkawaShe became the world's oldest person last June following the death of Jiroemon Kiruma, a Japanese man at 116 and she was presented with a certificate by the Guinness Book of Records officially r

World's oldest person celebrates her 116th birthday: 'Eat and sleep and you will live a long time'

World's oldest person celebrates her birthday: 'Eat and sleep and you will live a long time' Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman born in has told The Telegraph her recipe for longevity: eating lots of sushi and sleeping eight hours a night

Life seems short, says world's oldest person at 117

Life seems short, says world's oldest person at 117 | World news | The Guardian

Day in pictures: 5 March 2013

Misao Okawa recognised by Guiness World Records as world's oldest woman at 115 - She still looks quite pleased to be here which I like.

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World's oldest person, Misao Okawa, dies weeks after 117th birthday

World's oldest person, Misao Okawa, dies weeks after 117th birthday. Japan has the most centenarians in the world, with more than 58,000, according to the country’s government. About 87% of them are women.

World's oldest person Misao Okawa dies in Japan

This picture taken on 4 March 2015 shows the world's oldest woman Misao Okawa (C) posing for a photo at her nursing home in Osaka, western Japan

Pictures of the day: 27 February 2013

Misao Okawa, aged 114, poses with a certificate confirming her to be the world's oldest woman, at a nursing home in Osaka, western Japan

World's oldest person celebrates 117th birthday in Japan

Misao Okawa is celebrating her birthday in Japan and says 117 years doesn't seem like such a long time.

The World's Oldest Person Celebrates Her 117th Birthday

The World's Oldest Person, Misao Okawa, Celebrates Her 117th Birthday With Family In Japan

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