Same name

Besse Cooper – born August 26, 1896

Besse Berry Cooper (née Brown) is an American supercentenarian. A former teacher, she is the world’s oldest living person. Today she turns 116.

Cooper reputedly attributes her longevity to “minding her own business” and avoiding junk food.

Happy birthday Besse!

5 thoughts on “Same name

  1. I like to think that when the reporter asked “How did you live so long?” she just yelled “Mind your own business!” so the reported just went with that.

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