117 Years is One Heckuva Run!

Source: 24/7 News

(Kikaijima, Japan)  --  The world's oldest person is dead at age 117.  

Nabi Taijima was born in 1900 on the Japanese island of Kikaijima.  

It's also where she passed away Saturday.  

Guinness World Records had been working to certify Taijima as the oldest person on the planet after 117-year-old Jamaican Violet Brown died last year.  

Tajima is believed to have been the last known person born in the 19th century. 

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