Special Report

This Is the Oldest Person in the World

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17. Nahi Yonamine
> Age: 113 years old
> Date of birth: March 9, 1908
> Birthplace: Japan
> Significant event in 1908: The first-ever factory-produced Model T Ford hit the market.

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16. Irene Dunham
> Age: 113 years old
> Date of birth: Dec. 16, 1907
> Birthplace: Michigan, USA
> Significant event in 1907: Johnny Hayes won the first Yonkers Marathon before going on to win the marathon at the 1908 Olympic Games.

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15. Mila Mangold
> Age: 113 years old
> Date of birth: Nov. 14, 1907
> Birthplace: Nebraska, USA
> Significant event in 1907: President Theodore Roosevelt signed a proclamation that made Oklahoma the 46th state.

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14. Bessie Hendricks
> Age: 113 years old
> Date of birth: Nov. 7, 1907
> Birthplace: Iowa, USA
> Significant event in 1907: The RMS Mauretania, the world’s largest ship at the time, embarked on her maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York.

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13. Maude Harris
> Age: 114 years old
> Date of birth: Aug. 15, 1907
> Birthplace: Minnesota, USA
> Significant event in 1907: The worst mining disaster in American history occurred in Monongah, West Virginia.

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