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Meet Jiroemon Kimura, The World's Oldest Person

The 115-year-old Japanese man became the world's oldest living person after Dina Manfredini of Johnston, Iowa died earlier this month.

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Jiroemon turned 115 last April and is only 15 days younger than the previous record holder.

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He has five children, 14 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren.

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When asked what his secret to longevity was:

"I don't know exactly... maybe it's all thanks to the sun above me. I am always looking up towards the sky, that is how I am."

Congrats Jiroemon!

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