By Using Very Simple Disciplines These People Have Lived HAPPILY For More Than 100 Years.
#8. Gertrude Weaver, Arkansas, USA
Her Secret: Working hard, loving everyone and trusting in God.
#9. Misao Okawa, Japan
Her Secret: As the oldest Japanese person in history (and the fifth oldest person born in all of Asia), Okawa says that her secret is good sushi and a good night's sleep.
#10. Jiroemon Kimura, Japan
His Secret: Eating red bean cakes and rice, in moderation, every single day.
#11. Jeanne Calment, France
Age (when deceased): 122
Her Secret: Jeanne was a beloved character in French media, and every year when she was asked about the secret to her longevity, she told a different story. Sometimes she said the secret was staying active, laughing a lot, or having a "stomach like an ostrich" Her best explanation? "God must have forgotten me."
#12. Sarah DeRemer Knauss, Pennsylvania, USA
Her Secret: Staying busy, working really hard, and never thinking about how old you are.
#13. Marie-Louise Meilleur, Canada
Age (when deceased) 117:
Her Secret: With 85 grandchildren, 80 great-grandchildren, 57 great-great-grandchildren, and four great-great-great-grandchildren, it's surprising that Marie-Louise lived for as long as she did. However, she felt differently about it, saying that "hard work could never kill a person."
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