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World's oldest man dies in Japan at 112

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RIP

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I'm shocked and saddened. Watanabe-san seemed healthy on the news 2 weeks ago. What is the cause? He didnt quite make it to the world record, but it seems Watanabe-san had an amazing life.

Rest in Peace.

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RIP!

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What is the cause? Old age.

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Record holders don't seem to last very long.

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Well done, Watanabe-san. Not many of us get to be record-breakers.

He admitted a penchant for sweets such as custard pudding and ice cream.

Either the real reason for Watanabe-san's longevity, or the reason why he didn't live to be 113.

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The Oldest man is dead.... long live the Oldest man!

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I wouldn't even be able to live to this age if I wanted to. I couldn't possibly fund a retirement lasting some fifty years!

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He admitted a penchant for sweets such as custard pudding and ice cream.

Now in heaven, pucchin purin in one hand, parm choc ice in the other. RIP big man.

2 ( +2 / -0 )

I don't know if i want to live that long... maybe i can't afford it anyway ...

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Who is downvoting the Rest in Peace comments? Not cool.

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His advice for a long life: "smile." He told the people of the world, "Ganbare!"

What an inspiration!

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That thing... when you see your name in the papers for the first time in 112 years.... and you realise you be there again soon.... RIP fella, short lived fame

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Nice mantra. "Not getting angry and keeping a smile on one's face". Respectful farewell to Chitetsu Watanabe.

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