The World's Oldest Person Is ... Blind! (And A Nun)

World's oldest personYesterday, a 119-year old Japanese woman, the world's oldest, died.  As a result, the new title holder is 118-year old Lucile Randon, a French nun.  Sister Andre, as she is known, is blind.

She resides in a nursing home in the Mediterranean city of Toulon.  She was congratulated by newly-reelected President Macron.

Her ultimate goal is to become the oldest human in history by surpassing the 122-year mark attained by another French woman.

The cocktail-loving French nun who is now the world's oldest person: Blind 118-year-old who celebrates birthdays with port-and-chocolate tipple claims title after death of Japanese woman aged 119

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