Japan’s oldest person, Yone Minagawa, turns 114+

Japan’s oldest person, Yone Minagawa, turned 114 on Thursday, celebrating her birthday at the Keijuen special nursing home in Fukuoka Prefecture where she now resides. Born in 1893 in Fukuchi in the southwestern Japan prefecture, she was widowed early and raised her five children by selling flowers and vegetables in a coal mining town…

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