Italy's Emma Morano, the world's oldest person, dies at 117

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(Web Desk) - Holder of the record titles for oldest living person and oldest living woman Emma Martina Luigia Morano of Vercelli, Italy has passed away. He revealed "she thanked me and held my hand" as usual.

Emma Morano, who at 117 was believed to be the world's oldest person and the last surviving child of the 19th century, died on Saturday, swearing to the end on her diet of two raw eggs a day.

In November 29, 2016, Emma Morano celebrated her 117th birthday.

She said her father rarely spoke about the war and never described events leading to his receiving the Silver Star.

Dr Bava said: 'She didn't suffer.

While other centenarians have attributed their longevity to everything from exercise to lack of exercise, Morano claimed her secret to a long life was two raw eggs a day.

Ms Morano went on to support herself by working in a factory making jute bags, then at a hotel, working far beyond the usual retirement age. Local media said her health had deteriorated in recent weeks. Now this title will presumably pass on to Violet Brown of Jamaica, who turned 117 on March 10, according to the Gerontology Research Group, a U.S. body that tracks supercentenarians, or people aged 110 or older.

Dr Bava had been her physician for nearly 25 years.

And despite her age, Morano had a childlike love of cookies, her doctor Carlo Bava said.

The Italian Ansa and Agi said the Mourinho family and friends had reported her death.

The Guinness Book of World Records also recognizes Brown as the first-ever verified supercentenarian from Jamaica as well as the oldest verified person from the English-speaking Caribbean island.

"Her niece and I leave some biscuits and chocolates out at night in the kitchen". "The beauty of Emma is that it is normal that she smiles, but also in difficulties, she is very decisive". Her eyesight did become very poor and she spent much of her days sleeping.

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