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Oldest Person in US: A No-Nonsense 113-Year-Old Named Adele

Even Adele Dunlap's 86-year-old son doesn't know her longevity secret

(Newser) - A 113-year-old New Jersey woman is the new holder of the title of oldest American, the AP reports. Adele Dunlap became the country's oldest person earlier this month following the death of Goldie Michelson of Worcester, Mass., per the Record . She's also the 10th oldest person in the... More »

Oldest American Celebrates Big Birthday Today

Jeralean Talley celebrating 115 years with trip to doctor

(Newser) - How do you celebrate your 115th birthday? When you're Jeralean Talley—the oldest American and second-oldest person in the world—you go to the doctor for a checkup, of course. Don't worry, it's only a precaution for the Inkster, Mich., woman, who was born on today's... More »

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