Skip to content

The world’s new oldest person: Gertrude Weaver, 116, of Arkansas

April 2, 2015

optimismOn the day Gertrude Weaver is said to have been born, the U.S. had just won a major victory in the Spanish-American War, and you could see a matinee show at the Los Angeles Theater downtown for 25 cents..

On Wednesday, nearly 117 years later, Weaver had her nails painted pink. Though the Arkansas native enjoys her regular manicures, this one was special: At 116, she’s now believed to be the oldest person in the world.

Read more at http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-gertrude-weaver-oldest-woman-20150401-story.html

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: