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The world’s oldest living woman, as recognized by Guinness World Records, turned 115 Tuesday in Osaka.

Misao Okawa, born in 1898, received flowers and her favorite food — vinegar-pickled mackerel — from staff at the nursing home where she lives. “Thank you, everyone,” she said. “This is a big bouquet of flowers.”

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