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Oldest living American turns 116

Saturday, July 05, 2014 - 00:30

An Arkansas woman celebrates her 116th birthday, becoming the oldest living American and second oldest person in the world. Linda So reports.

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Gertrude Weaver has been around for her fair share of celebrations. But on Friday, she broke a record when she celebrated her 116th birthday. The Arkansas woman became the oldest confirmed living American and the second oldest person in the world. Family and friends gathered at her home at a rehabilitation center to celebrate with cake, balloons, and an honorary plaque. Weaver attributes her longevity to trusting in the Lord, hard work, and loving everybody.

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Oldest living American turns 116

Saturday, July 05, 2014 - 00:30

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