Seitu’s World: Harlem Woman Becomes The Oldest Person In The United States

On Friday, July 5th, Mrs. Alelia Murphy was celebrated before she turned 114 years young on Saturday, July 6th, 2019.

Mrs. Murphy who was born on July 6, 1905, in North Carolina making her the oldest living person in the entire country.


The record-setting supercentenarian says the secrets to longevity are a healthy diet and an active lifestyle, her nurse, Natalia Mhlambiso told The Manhattan Times.

Pass the veggies.

Photo credit: Gerontology.Wikia.

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