World’s oldest person celebrates a day before turning 117

March 4, 2015 1:43 PM

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TOKYO (AP) — The world’s oldest person says 117 years doesn’t seem like such a long time.

Misao Okawa, the daughter of a kimono maker, made the comment Wednesday, at a celebration a day before her 117th birthday. Appropriately, she was wearing a pink kimono decorated with cherry blossom prints.

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