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Bolivian Herder, Possibly 123, Could Be Oldest Living Person Ever
If Bolivia's public records are correct, Carmelo Flores Laura, a goat herder, may be the world's oldest living person ever documented.
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Carmelo Flores Laura, a native Aymara, speaks during an interview outside his home in the village of Frasquia, Bolivia, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. If Bolivias public records are correct, Flores is the oldest living person ever documented. They say he turned 123 a month ago. To what does the cattle and sheepherder owe his longevity? I walk a lot, thats all. I go out with the animals, he said. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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Carmelo Flores Laura, a native Aymara, walks with his hands behind his back in the village of Frasquia, Bolivia, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. If Bolivias public records are correct, Flores is the oldest living person ever documented. They say he turned 123 a month ago. To what does the cattle and sheepherder owe his longevity? I walk a lot, thats all. I go out with the animals, he says. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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Carmelo Flores Laura, a native Aymara, sits outside his home in the village of Frasquia, Bolivia, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. If Bolivias public records are correct, Flores is the oldest living person ever documented. They say he turned 123 a month ago. His grandson, Edwin, says he fought in the 1933 Chaco war with Paraguay but he said he only faintly remembers that. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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Carmelo Flores Laura, a native Aymara, sits outside in his village of Frasquia, Bolivia, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. If Bolivias public records are correct, Flores is the oldest living person ever documented. They say he turned 123 a month ago. Flores said he sorely misses his wife, who died more than a decade ago. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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A view of Frasquia village and surrounding area where Aymara native Carmelo Flores Laura lives in Bolivia, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. If Bolivias public records are correct, Flores is the oldest living person ever documented. They say he turned 123 a month ago. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)

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Carmelo Flores Laura, a native Aymara, poses for a photo with his great-grandchildren outside his home in the village of Frasquia, Bolivia, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. If Bolivias public records are correct, Flores is the oldest living person ever documented. They say he turned 123 a month ago. Flores has 40 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren but most have left his hamlet of Frasquia, a dozen homes a two-hour walk from the nearest road in Warisata. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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Carmelo Flores Laura, a native Aymara, walks near his home in the village of Frasquia, Bolivia, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. If Bolivias public records are correct, Flores is the oldest living person ever documented. They say he turned 123 a month ago. To what does the cattle and sheepherder owe his longevity? I walk a lot, thats all. I go out with the animals, he says. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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Bolivian Herder, Possibly 123, Could Be Oldest Living Person Ever

If Bolivia's public records are correct, Carmelo Flores Laura, a goat herder, may be the world's oldest living person ever documented.

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