Third Oldest Person Ever – level 1
This news is about Nabi Tajima. She was from Japan. She was born in August, 1900. She is 117 years old in 2018. She passes away this year. She has around 160 descendants. She even has great-great-great grandchildren.
Mrs Tajima was the 3rd oldest person in history.
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