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World's oldest man dies at age 116

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(CNN) - The world's oldest person has died in Japan at 116 years old.

Jiroemon Kimura, a former postman, died early this morning at a hospital in Western Japan.

Kimura had seven children, 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grand children and 14 great-great grandchildren.  

The title of Oldest Living Person now goes to fellow Japanese Misao Okawa, a 115-year old woman from Osaka.


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