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The most person long-lived of the world could be the Brazilian Maria Gomes dos Reis 121 years old, if the veracity of his birth documentation is verified.

According to the birth certificate that her granddaughter Célia Gomes showed to the press, the woman born June 16, 1900 in the city of Bom Jesus da Lapa, 796 kilometers from Salvador, the capital of the state of Bahia, in Brazil.

The woman still lives today in the Bela Vista neighborhood of her hometown, next to the San Francisco River, and is in the care of two of her great-granddaughters, Vitória Stefani and Ivanilde Gomes, who take turns taking care of their daily needs.

He still realizes many things and talks to us every day, wants to talk” says Vitórica Gomes. “Sometimes he forgets who he is. that happened lately”, he adds not without sadness.

Guinness World Records certifies the longevity following the records of a US gerontological center.

All their children have already died and Maria Gomes dos Reis now lives with her granddaughter Célia Gomes.

In addition to 13 great-grandchildrenMaria has six great-great-grandchildren. And they all said that they had learned great things from the matriarch of the family.

He was always around them, watching how the family grew that will reach the fifth generation when one of the babies is born that will start this new generational cycle.

“He never made us lack anything and he always told us this phrase that I incorporated into my life and I tell my daughters: ‘go to study, girl ”, recalls Ivanilde Gomes, who began living with her when she was six years old.

Francisca Celsa dos Santos was the third oldest person in the world.  She died at the age of 116.
Brazilian Francisca Celsa dos Santos died last year at the age of 116 years and 349 days.

If I managed to graduate it was thanks to the encouragement my great-grandmother gave meIvanilde added.

In case of Maria Gomes dos Reis It came to light when one day his family called a medical emergency for a decompensation he had suffered.

The doctors who treated her they couldn’t believe that they were caring for a patient who would be 122 years old in just over 15 days. And her surprise was such that the press ended up attending the place, when the news circulated.

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Contact with nature, resilience and staying active prolong life.

Célia Gomes said that her grandmother was very pretty and that, until eight years ago, cooked, washed clothes and received the rest of relatives at home. Lately, Maria requires constant care and Clélia is committed to providing it.

According to the Guinness Book of Records, the death of the Japanese kane tanaka On April 19, at 119 years and 107 days old, he awarded the crown of the oldest person in the world to the French Lucile Randonewho was born on February 11, 1904.

At least that is according to the records of Guinness World Records that, for these matters, he follows the studies of the gerontologist, Robert D. Young (Dr. “Young”, according to his last name).

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If the birth certificate of Maria Gomes dos Reis is authentic, the Brazilian would dethrone the French Lucile Randone.

So that the Guinness World Records certify the age of Maria Gomes dos Reisshe or her family should pay four thousand reais to that organization (US$ 800), in addition to presenting legalized documentation that certifies their age.

“We know that she has an advanced age, but we did not know that she could be the oldest in the world. That surprises us!” Clélia told the Brazilian press.

Brazil is the fourth country in the world record number of longevity cases. The first place is occupied by Japan, followed by the United States and then France.


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