117 Year Old Said “Her Life Seemed Rather Short”

(p. A10) Misao Okawa, the world’s oldest person, died Wednesday, a few weeks after celebrating her 117th birthday.
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Ms. Okawa, . . . , said at her recent birthday celebration that her life seemed rather short.

For the full story, see:
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. “WORLD BRIEFING; Japan: Weeks After a Birthday, the World’s Oldest Person Dies.” The New York Times (Thurs., APRIL 2, 2015): A10.
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(Note: the online version of the story has the date APRIL 1, 2015.)

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