World’s Oldest Woman Said Secret to Long Life is Staying Single

World’s Oldest Woman Said Secret to Long Life is Staying Single

(Link): World’s Oldest Woman Said Secret to Long Life is Staying Single

Excerpts:

by Y. Shah

The world has a new oldest person. Meet Emma Morano of Verbania, Italy. At 116-years-old, Morano is believed to be the last documented person alive who was born in the 1800s.

Morano was said to be “pleased” upon hearing her new title, caregivers told (Link): The Telegraph this morning. “She was told this morning and she said ‘My word, I’m as old as the hills’,” Rosi Santoni, a 72-year-old relative of Morano, said.

….And here’s something the doctor might not prescribe, but it seems to have worked out for Morano. Last year, she told (Link): The New York Times that she credits her longevity to being single since ending an unhappy marriage at age 38.

“I didn’t want to be dominated by anyone,” she explained.


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