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She doesn't look a day over 115....

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

emoticonWorlds oldest woman celebrates her Sweet 116th birthday. emoticon

Georgia woman Besse Cooper celebrated her 116th birthday on Sunday to become only the eighth person in the world and the fourth American to ever have been verified by Guinness World Records as having reached that age.

Bless her heart emoticon Here's Besse celebrating her 116th birthday in Monroe, Ga., on Aug. 26, 2012.

Her secrets? “I mind my own business. And I don’t eat junk food.” emoticon

A lesson on living a long life for all of us. Spark On Besse!!!!! emoticon

Read more about Besse here...

Update… Besse Cooper died peacefully today, December 4, 2012, at the Park Place nursing home in Monroe, Georgia, according to her son Sidney Cooper. The 77-year-old Cooper told Reuters, his mother died quietly and without suffering. "She got up this morning, had a big old breakfast and got her hair fixed," he said. "It's just like she got up planning to do it." Besse said her 80s was the best time for her emoticon emoticon RIP emoticon

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
RAINBOWMF 9/15/2012 7:37PM

    Ahhhh thanks I will check out the link.

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COMPUCATHY 9/12/2012 8:59PM

    That's awesome! We can all take that advice! Love her pic! Keep up the good work! Thanks for the encouragement! Spark on! emoticon emoticon

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MARGEMF 9/9/2012 2:26AM

    I had heard about this quickly, thank-you for posting as now I know it's true. She's obviously doing something(s) right! Wishing she had a happy!

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RORYLYONS 9/7/2012 4:17AM

    Quite an amazing lady indeed....God Bless her ...

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HYATTI1 8/29/2012 8:36PM

    I read that article also...and hey I think she doesn't look a day over 100...she's a champ in my books.


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FRANCO1230 8/29/2012 2:02PM

    Sounds like GREAT advice to me!!!

emoticon Besse!!!

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LEXIE63 8/29/2012 1:22PM

    What a lady! :-)

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TXMEMAW6 8/29/2012 12:52PM

    emoticon , Thanks for sharing. What a great lady she must be.

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SUGARSMOM2 8/29/2012 12:13PM

  good advice . I mind my own business but junk food sorry long ate badly have improved habits but i fear its to late .

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LYNDALOVES2HIKE 8/29/2012 12:10PM


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VTMAID 8/29/2012 9:26AM

    She's amazing! Good advice, too!
Karen emoticon

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IOWAGRAMMA 8/29/2012 8:45AM

    Sunday afternoon we visited the lady whom we bought our house from 5 years ago. She just had her 100th birthday and her mind is sharp, but the body is failing (hearing, eyesight and broken hip), but she loves her desserts! She says she'll never stop eating desserts as long as they serve them. You gotta love these people!! Hugs, Jeannie

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123ELAINE456 8/29/2012 7:17AM

  AWESOME!!! Love Her Secrets On Living A Long Life. God Bless You and Have a Wonderful Week.

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SANDYW1945 8/29/2012 6:52AM

    emoticon Wow. She's really close to that 120 years they say we have in us.

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IMEMINE1 8/29/2012 5:43AM


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JINLYNN 8/29/2012 3:00AM

    Some great advise for enjoying a long and healthy life!
Thanks for sharing.

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NEW-CAZ 8/29/2012 2:58AM

    What an amazing woman! Thanks for sharing this emoticon

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TORTILLAFLATS 8/29/2012 12:56AM

    What a character! I am impressed Makes me miss my mom

Hugs, Gail

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EATVEGAN 8/29/2012 12:51AM

    I plan to live to 120 and be mobile with marbles. This lady is inspiring. Thanks for the share.

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JILL313 8/29/2012 12:36AM

    Linda, very interesting article and I guess I'll live another 50 years or so as I already am following her great advice--LOL. Thank you for sharing this.



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MERRYMARY42 8/28/2012 7:38PM

    I saw that, wonderful, I sure hope I can do the same, and still keep my marbles, health and some mobility. I don't want much huh?

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FERGSGIRL2 8/28/2012 6:48PM

    Awesome, Love her secrets!

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NANCYPAT1 8/28/2012 6:42PM

    I love it! Notice what she said about JUNK FOOD - DON'T - LOL

I am sure she could tell a tale or two about the past 116 years. I know my father had plenty of tales and he was ONLY 92 when he died.

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USMAWIFE 8/28/2012 6:10PM

    And the most important thing is that she is happy and is loved.

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