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Tae Ito
Tae Ito on her 114th birthday
Tae Ito on her 114th birthday.
Birth: 11 July 1903
Iwate Prefecture, Japan
Age:

114 years, 96 days

Country: JAP FlagJPN
Validated

Tae Ito (born 11 July 1903) is a validated Japanese supercentenarian, who has been recognised as the oldest living resident of Iwate Prefecture. Tae Ito was validated by the Gerontology Research Group on 8 September 2014, and as of today is among the top 5 oldest living people in Japan.[1]

Biography

Mrs. Ito is a native of the former Huenuki District, which right now makes part of the city of Hanamaki. She married in 1925 and did agriculture all her life until she takes her pension at the age of 90. At her 111th birthday, it has been reported that she was wheelchair-bound, but enjoyed to read and did origami with her friends. Mrs. Ito thank you very much everyone, and she said "I think that it's led to longevity is not bending your thoughts, without a stout-hearted people. Likes and dislikes, it's had a meal in the moderate diet". She moved for the first time to a nursing home at the age of 105, after having some injuries. She has 9 children, 16 grand-children, 24 great-grand-children, and four great-great-grand-children.

At her 114th birthday, 7 of her children were still living. She wasn't able to do Origami anymore, but was still reading the journal and books without glasses everyday.

References

  1. GRG World Supercentenarian Rankings List Gerontology Research Group

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