Huong Ngo

By Huong Ngo

LifeBuzz Staff

World’s Oldest Woman Shared The Secret To Her Long Life, And It’s Awesome.

Have you ever stopped to wonder what age you'll live to be? Some people want to live as long as they possibly can while others wold rather pass along after achieving particular goals and accomplishments. Life can get pretty boring after a certain age so it makes sense why some people don't want to live for so long.

Not Emma Morano. She is living her days happily as the world's oldest living person. In fact, she's the last living person from the 1800's making her the last living person from the 19th century! And November 29th just so happened to be a very special day for her.

On November 29th, Emma celebrated her 117th birthday!

On November 29th, Emma celebrated her 117th birthday!

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She was born in 1899 when Britain was still at war with the Boers in South Africa. This was still 15 years before World War One.

She was born in 1899 when Britain was still at war with the Boers in South Africa. This was still 15 years before World War One.

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She holds the Guinness world record as the only person alive that was born in the 19th century.

She holds the Guinness world record as the only person alive that was born in the 19th century.

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Emma's secret to living such a long life? "I eat two eggs a day, and that's it," she told AFP News Agency. "And cookies. But I do not each much because I have no teeth."

Emma's secret to living such a long life? "I eat two eggs a day, and that's it," she told AFP News Agency. "And cookies. But I do not each much because I have no teeth."

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Happy late birthday Emma! We hope you got to eat as many cookies as your heart desired on this special day.

Happy late birthday Emma! We hope you got to eat as many cookies as your heart desired on this special day.

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