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Michigan’s Jeralean Talley, world’s oldest person, dies at 116

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INKSTER, Mich. — Jeralean Talley, the oldest person in the world, died Wednesday night at the age of 116, her family tells FOX 2 in Detroit.  

Talley was certified as the oldest person in the world in April, according to FOX 2.  She turned 116 on May 23.

Her family told FOX 2 that she died in her sleep at her Inkster home.


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