Venezuelan Juan Vicente Perez turns 113

28 May 2022
2022-05-28 14:45

Venezuelan Juan Vicente Pérez Mora celebrated his 113th birthday. The celebration comes ten days after officially becoming the oldest man in the world according to Guinness World Records.

He has 11 children, 41 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren. He despite having difficulty to speak but in good health and does not require any medical treatment.

Asked about the secret of his longevity, he said the Guinness organization that the formula is "to work hard, rest on vacations, go to bed early", drink a "little glass" of Miche, a traditional Andean liquor with a high percentage of alcohol, every day, as well as "to love God and always carry him in my heart".

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