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WATCH: World’s Oldest Women From Japanese Turns 117 Years

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WATCH: World’s Oldest Women  From Japanese Turns 117 Years

Through celebrating her 117th birthday in Fukuoka’s nursing home in Southern Japan, Kane Tanaka has expanded her status as the oldest person in the world.

Tanaka marked her birthday with a party on Sunday along with staff and friends at the nursing home, television footage from local broadcaster TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting Co showed. Tanaka, whose birthday was on Jan. 2, took a bite from a slice of her big birthday cake.

PHOTO COURTESY: GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS
fromleft to right; Hideo Tanaka, Kane Tanaka, Nobuo Tanaka, Tsuruko Kunimasa, Toyoko Nakamura. PHOTO COURTESY: GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS

“Tasty,” she said with a smile. “I want some more.” Tanaka was last year confirmed as the oldest living person, aged 116 years 66 days old as of March 9, according to Guinness World Records.

Tanaka was born in 1903 prematurely and, according to Guinness World Records, married HideoTanaka in 1922. The couple had four kids and adopted fifth child.

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