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World’s oldest man dies in NY at age 112
Associated Press ^ | Sep 14, 2013 8:47 PM EDT

Posted on 09/14/2013 6:53:00 PM PDT by Olog-hai

The world’s oldest man, a 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York, has died. He was 112.

Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez died Friday at a nursing home in Grand Island, according to Robert Young, senior gerontology consultant with Guinness World Records.

Sanchez-Blazquez became the world’s oldest man when Jiroemon Kimura died June 12 at age 116. …

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: elderly; guinnessworldrecords; longevity; obituary; oldesthuman; worldrecord
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1 posted on 09/14/2013 6:53:00 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

What did he die of?


2 posted on 09/14/2013 6:54:27 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: umgud

Probably not Sons Of Barack for a change.


3 posted on 09/14/2013 6:56:56 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Olog-hai

That man certainly lived in interesting times. Wonder how much of what he saw was remembered.


4 posted on 09/14/2013 6:57:19 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: Olog-hai

He didn’t hold the title long. Boy, as soon as they name you as “oldest man”, the clock starts ticking! It’s like a death sentence or something!


5 posted on 09/14/2013 6:58:17 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (21st century. I'm not a fan.)
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To: Olog-hai
How come there's no news about world's youngest?

"Hey we have a new record, world's youngest baby..whoops, another baby just got born here..."

6 posted on 09/14/2013 6:59:15 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2016)
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To: Olog-hai

If he lived in Chicago he wouldn’t have made it that long.


7 posted on 09/14/2013 6:59:16 PM PDT by mardi59
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To: umgud

Old age.


8 posted on 09/14/2013 6:59:32 PM PDT by batterycommander (a little more rubble, a lot less trouble)
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To: Olog-hai; a fool in paradise

What are we gonna do without the World’s Oldest Man? There is only one of those in the history of mankind!


9 posted on 09/14/2013 7:00:52 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Olog-hai
In after the jokers!
10 posted on 09/14/2013 7:02:08 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Olog-hai
Sanchez-Blazquez became the world’s oldest man when Jiroemon Kimura died June 12 at age 116. …

Here we go again. Every time some poor soul is designated as "World's Oldest", he or she dies within a few months. Whoever is doing that needs to stop jinxing these people, sheesh.

11 posted on 09/14/2013 7:04:30 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: Olog-hai

So who shot him?


12 posted on 09/14/2013 7:05:04 PM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: doorgunner69

Wonder how much of what he saw was remembered....Thinking of today, why would he want to?


13 posted on 09/14/2013 7:06:15 PM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Olog-hai

Did the cops shoot this one, too?


14 posted on 09/14/2013 7:06:58 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (Still crazy after all these beers.)
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To: Olog-hai

I saw the coroner’s report:

CAUSE OF DEATH: OLD


15 posted on 09/14/2013 7:08:42 PM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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To: Olog-hai; a fool in paradise

Thank heavens! My new pick up line: “Hey baby, how wouldja like to do it witrh the oldest man in the world?!”


16 posted on 09/14/2013 7:10:15 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: ClearCase_guy

I’m always troubled at times like this when we are without an oldest man. When will a new one be appointed?


17 posted on 09/14/2013 7:13:13 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Safetgiver
So who shot him?

Her husband.

/johnny

18 posted on 09/14/2013 7:13:53 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: umgud
What did he die of?

His heart stopped.

19 posted on 09/14/2013 7:14:39 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Olog-hai
according to Robert Young, senior gerontology consultant

Isn't he, like, 110 himself ??

20 posted on 09/14/2013 7:29:11 PM PDT by mikrofon (Could Welby...)
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To: Olog-hai

He took the title over in June? Man, not you don’t get much time to enjoy your victory, huh?


21 posted on 09/14/2013 7:34:59 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: umgud

What did he die of?

*****

He’s not really dead. He’ll be voting in the next election.


22 posted on 09/14/2013 7:35:51 PM PDT by mardi59
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To: Ronald_Magnus

Well, at least his condition is stabilized.


23 posted on 09/14/2013 7:35:56 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: umgud
What did he die of?

Too much pressure.

24 posted on 09/14/2013 7:42:22 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Olog-hai

Welcome to the Democrat party buddy!


25 posted on 09/14/2013 7:54:05 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead...)
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To: Olog-hai
World's oldest man dies again?

It's a dangerous job, evidently. But needless to say, it's Bush's fault.

26 posted on 09/14/2013 8:11:10 PM PDT by southernnorthcarolina ("Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own." -- Aesop)
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To: Safetgiver
So who shot him?

George Zimmerman.
27 posted on 09/14/2013 8:11:47 PM PDT by Milton Miteybad (I am Jim Thompson. {Really.})
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To: Olog-hai

RIP.


28 posted on 09/14/2013 8:59:28 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Olog-hai

Well there goes his budding rap career..


29 posted on 09/14/2013 9:01:36 PM PDT by howlinhound (Live your life so that, when you get up in the morning, Satan says, "Oh Crap!..He's awake" - Unknown)
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To: Olog-hai; martin_fierro; mikrofon

Next!


30 posted on 09/14/2013 9:28:01 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Halfway to 120.)
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To: mikrofon
senior gerontology consultant

Isn't that redundant?

31 posted on 09/14/2013 9:29:20 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (And repetitive?)
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To: mikrofon
. . . Young, senior gerontology. . . .

I'm all confused.

32 posted on 09/14/2013 9:30:44 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Huh?)
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To: Charles Henrickson
Next!

Whadja mean next? You want the 2nd oldest man in the world to kick the bucket now? We'll be left with a third stringer. Who'd want that?!

33 posted on 09/14/2013 9:32:21 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: umgud
What did Sanchez-Blazquez die of?

Hyphenation.

34 posted on 09/14/2013 9:35:43 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson
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To: JRandomFreeper
>> So who shot him?

> Her husband.

LOL! Good one!

35 posted on 09/14/2013 9:55:15 PM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Olog-hai

I hate when that happens!


36 posted on 09/14/2013 9:56:30 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Olog-hai

BTTT!


37 posted on 09/14/2013 9:57:42 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: umgud
What did he die of?

Killed by a SWAT team?

38 posted on 09/15/2013 12:12:15 AM PDT by montag813 (NO AMNESTY * ENFORCE THE LAW * http://StandWithArizona.com)
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To: Olog-hai

My great aunt almost lived to be 116. She died back in about 1996.


39 posted on 09/15/2013 12:22:10 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Olog-hai
Sanchez-Blazquez became the world’s oldest man when Jiroemon Kimura died June 12 at age 116.

If this is correct then there's no one left in the world who was born in the 19th century. Well, unless maybe the world's oldest woman was born then.

40 posted on 09/15/2013 12:33:57 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Olog-hai

My great aunt is almost 104 & she lives on her own. No walker, no meds, lol, and she eats more than me.


41 posted on 09/15/2013 12:39:15 AM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: Olog-hai

Wiki page on oldest people:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oldest_people

Interesting how many of them are Americans. I mean we totally dominate the field.

And women are a little better at being really old than men.


42 posted on 09/15/2013 12:43:45 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Olog-hai
Then there was Jeanne Calment, who checked out on 4 August 1997, at the age of 122 years and 164 days.

But the punchline was, she took out a reverse mortgage when she was 90.

43 posted on 09/15/2013 12:46:56 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Olog-hai

Man, they’re dropping like flies!


44 posted on 09/15/2013 12:47:59 AM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices.")
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To: LongWayHome

No meds? Wow, that is a true rarity these days.


45 posted on 09/15/2013 12:48:47 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Yardstick

She’s very fit. She walks a mile most every day & even uses the internet, lol. She’s starting to lose her hearing in one ear & just got fitted for a hearing aid this year. Otherwise she’s fine.


46 posted on 09/15/2013 12:52:16 AM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: ClearCase_guy

Studies show that the National Death Rate is holding steady at 100%.


47 posted on 09/15/2013 1:00:46 AM PDT by uglybiker (nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-BATMAN!)
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To: LongWayHome

That is great. Does she do anything special in terms of her diet? What does she attribute her longevity to, or is it just in the genes?


48 posted on 09/15/2013 1:01:24 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Yardstick

Well....it’s difficult to know the reason. She eats everything. Sweets. Meat, you name it. Most all of her sisters & brothers lived into their 90s. I figure it’s genes. Her last living sister died early this year & she was 94.


49 posted on 09/15/2013 1:06:52 AM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: LongWayHome

Yeah, probably genes then. Did any of them smoke?


50 posted on 09/15/2013 7:15:47 AM PDT by Yardstick
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