Thursday, March 6, 2014

Meet The World's Oldest Person Who Celebrated Her 116th Birthday (PHOTOS)


Misao Okawa, the world's oldest person celebrated her 116th birthday on Wednesday, February 5.

Misao Okawa
She became the world's oldest person last June following the death of Jiroemon Kiruma, a Japanese man at 116 and she was presented with a certificate by the Guinness Book of Records officially recognising her as the world's oldest living woman.

Misao Okawa
According to her, her long life is as a result of eating sushi, getting eight hours' sleep a night and relaxing.
Misao, who lives in a nursing home in Osaka celebrated with a birthday cake and bunches of flowers, wearing a flower in her hair for the party.

Misao Okawa eating her birthday cake
Born in 1898, she married in 1919 but was widowed in 1931 when her husband died and is now a mother of three, grandma of four and great-grand mother of six.

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