The Last Furlong

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Living to over a hundred? Right now, I’d like that – if I was healthy. If I felt the way I do now.

The oldest human simply stopped eating and asked his loving and proud family to “let him go”.

He’d had enough. obviously.


‘Oldest human’ dies in Indonesia ‘aged 146’

A heavy smoker until the end, he outlived four wives, 10 siblings and all his children.

His age has dwarfed Emma Morano who died in 2016

World’s oldest person, Emma Morano, dies at age of 117

But it was also down to a rather unusual diet of three eggs – two raw – each day for more than 90 years.

So is it down to eggs and cigarettes? And love?

Here are the current Super centenarians – 

According to the US-based Gerontology Research Group (GRG), the world’s oldest registered human is now Jamaican Violet Brown, who was born on 10 March 1900.



Author: thelastfurlong

I'm someone also pounding the Path, just like you.. I'm retired, going into Old Age and loving my life. I'm hoping to remain happy and well for as long as possible. Old Age is not SO bad - yet!

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