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World's 'oldest person' dies in Japan aged 117

This Sept. 2015 photo shows Nabi Tajima, the world's oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman. Tajima died of old age, at 117, in a hospital Saturday evening, April 21, 2018, in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. She had been hospitalized since January. (Kikai Town/Kyodo News via AP)

 

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