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Oldest person in the world dies in Jamaica at age 117

17 September 2017, 04:54 | Myron Mathis

Brown is seen in this file

Brown is seen in this file

Affectionately known as "Aunt V", Brown was born in #Jamaica on March 10, 1900.

On Saturday (AEST), the news flashed around the world on in seconds that the world's oldest person had died at the age of 117 years and 38 days in her Jamaica home. In April he had received recognition of woman più elderly in life of Guinness Word Record. The mor of six children, four still living, a little" "s merits, master", a bit' for sake of irony, had become head of "store in a local cemetery.

"Our oldest person in the world Mrs".

Less than a week later, she died at Fairview Medical Centre in Montego Bay, St. James Parish, on Friday afternoon, after being transported there from Duanvile JAmacia, where her family has lived for more than 200 years. She lived to be 122 years and 164 days. Other panicked family members had no idea where she was.

In an exclusive interview with Loop News previous year, Brown reflected on life growing up in post-emancipation Jamaica, as the country remained under British rule and the island's black majority remained oppressed.

"This is what God has given me, so I have to take it - long life", Ms Mosse-Brown said in an April interview in her hometown of Duanvale in western Jamaica. "It was very hard but likkle by likkle we have come up to be a good place", Brown said. She said she enjoyed relaxing on her veranda, watching the passing parade of people and cars going by.

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