If her age is verified, she should be the world’s oldest living person.
Maimouna al-Amin turned 122-years-old on New Year’s eve Monday, said the National News Agency in a special report. Amin, who hails from the Akkar town of Fnaidiq, was born in 1890, but she claims to have been born years before. She said that she has never had any serious medical issues, only seeking a doctor when she suffered from Glaucoma. She enjoys a a strong memory and avoids fatty foods, opting instead for vegetables and dairy products. Amin never smoked and is in constantly active throughout her residence in al-Dababiyeh in Akkar, reported NNA. [Naharnet]