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Oldest American Dies

Family and friends are mourning the death of the world's oldest person, who passed away Thursday night in Brooklyn, New York. Susannah Mushatt Jones died at the senior citizens home where she lived at age 116, said Robert Young of the Gerontology Research Group, which maintains a database of the world's longest-living people. Affectionately known as "Miss Susie," "Ms. Jones was the very last American from the 1800's," Young said. She had been sick for...

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