The world’s oldest woman turns 116
[ndn id="29331123"] NEW YORK -- Attributing her longevity to "sleep," clean living and positive energy, the world's oldest living person celebrated her 116th birthday Monday. Born on July 6, 1899, in Lowndes County, Alabama, Susannah Mushatt Jones has lived in parts of three centuries, according to Guinness World Records. Her father was a sharecropper who supported his family by picking cotton.