You and I are gonna Live Forever

Amazing story in the L.A. Times today about super-old folks, people so old the remember the nineties – the 1890’s.

For kicks, here is a list of the oldest living Americans. Subtract your age from their age – they were already old when you were born:

The 10 oldest Americans

1. Elizabeth Bolden, Tenn. 114. Born Aug. 15, 1890.

2. Bettie Wilson, Miss. 114. Born Sept. 13, 1890.

3. Susie Gibson, Ala. 114. Born Oct. 31, 1890.

4. Grace Thaxton, Ky. 114. Born June 18, 1891.

5. M. Gladys Swetland, Pa. 113. Born April 18, 1892.

6. Moses Hardy, Miss. 112. Born Jan. 6, 1893.

7. Lydia Newton, Ariz. 112. Born March 23, 1893.

8. Edna Parker, Ind. 112. Born April 20, 1893.

9. Grace Jones, Va. 112. Born June 4, 1893.

10. Marion Higgins, Calif. 111. Born June 26, 1893.

Source: Gerontology Research Group at grg.org

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