Oldest living American turns 115

Oldest living American turns 115 (Image 1)
Oldest living American turns 115 (Image 1)

The oldest living person in America turned 115 Friday.

Jeralean Talley, who was born in 1899, celebrated her birthday with her family in Michigan.

When asked what the secret to a long life is, Talley stated, “It’s all in the good Lord’s hands.”

According to the Gerontology Research Group, she is the oldest American and the second oldest person in the world.

Japan resident Misao Okawa tops the list at 116-years-old.

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