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Oldest person in the world, 116, dies in Georgia

...belongs to 115-year-old Dina Manfredini, of Johnston, Iowa, Young said. The oldest known person of all time was Jeanne Calment, a French woman who lived to be 122 years old and died in 1997.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-05/oldest-person-world-dies-geor
Doctors looking for secrets of centenarians success

...an anomaly, if not an outright fantasy. But in modern times Mortensen, and a 122-year-old Frenchwoman named Jeanne Calment who died last year, form the leading edge of what should be a tidal wave of bona fide centenarians. The phenomenon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/16/ent_233464.shtml
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Woman among nation's oldest

...baptismal certificate based on church records. This makes her older than the previous record-holder, Frenchwoman Jeanne Calment, who died at 122 on Aug. 4, 1997. The Guinness Book of Records lists 114-year-old Eva Morris of Staffordshire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/29/met_293875.shtml
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Bull market

...world's oldest human being (according to the Guinness Book of World Records) until she died in August at age 122. Jeanne Calment, who claimed she knew van Gogh as a young girl, was riding a bicycle around town and released a "rap" record around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/18/ent_220777.shtml
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World's oldest woman on the look-out for daughter-in-law

...Pellerin said. Mrs. Meilleur has documents to prove she will be 117 this month, so she gets the title last held by Jeanne Calment, who died this month in her native France at the age of 122. Mrs. Meilleur, who was born on Aug. 29, 1880...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/15/ent_212978.shtml
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Experts: Medicine advancing

...highly optimistic that human life span will include increasing duration of health. I look to the remarkable example of Jeanne Calment of France, who died at 122, having lived almost all of her adult life in excellent physical health and capacity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/17/met_278154.shtml
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