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The World’s Oldest Person Died Today

The World’s Oldest Person Died Today

Jeralean Talley, the oldest known person in the world, died at her home in Inkster, Michigan today at the age of 116. Talley was in the hospital for a week before being brought home, where she “went away peacefully,” according to her daughter. Talley was born in Georgia in 1899 and moved to Michigan in the 1930s. She was a member of the New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Inkster, and when asked the secret to her long life, she would credit God and her active lifestyle …

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