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World’s oldest woman


World’s oldest woman

Osaka —A 114-year-old Osaka resident has been named the world’s oldest living woman by the Guinness Book of Records. Misao Okawa was born on 5 March 1898, and has two children, a son and a daughter, still living in their 90s. She’s never suffered any serious illness and believes the secret to a long life is healthy eating. “Have I lived so long? It’s strange,” she said to news reporters shyly after receiving the official notification. Interestingly, the world’s oldest living man is also a Kansai resident – 115-year-old Jiroemon Kimura in Kyoto. He was born on 19 April, 1897.

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