Mexican woman is oldest person ever at 127 – and says CHOCOLATE is her secret to long life
A Mexican woman who is believed to be the oldest human ever, turned 127 earlier this year and has claimed chocolate is to credit for her longevity.
Leandra Becerra Lumbreras was born on August 31, 1887 and has lived through every historical event of the last century. She was 27 at the beginning of World War I and 82 when man first set foot on the moon.
Leandra with great great grand child (Photo: El Horizonte)
Her family says that chocolate is the key to her long life, as well as getting lots of sleep, never getting married and keeping busy.
"She was still sewing and weaving until about two years ago... She never ceased to be active." granddaughter Miriam Alvear, 43, told El Horizonte.
"She is entirely lucid. She blows your mind with stories from the revolution," Lumbreras's granddaughter told El Horizonte.
The former seamstress has 73 great-grandchildren and 55 great-great-grandchildren.
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