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Peruvian is World's Oldest Radio Star
97-year-old Maruja Venegas the globe's longest-running radio personality, according to Guinness World Records.
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In this Nov. 26, 2012 photo, journalist and radio host, Maria Julia Venegas, better known as Maruja Venegas, 97, flips though a photo album uring an interview at her home in Lima, Peru. Venegas who began broadcasting "Radio Club Infantil," a show for Peru's children in the golden age of radio and World War II, has earned a citation from Guinness World Records as the globe's longest-running radio personality. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

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In this Nov. 26, 2012 photo, journalist and radio host Maria Julia Venegas, better known as Maruja Venegas, 97, reads during an interview at her home in Lima, Peru. Venegas who began broadcasting âRadio Club Infantil,â a show for Peru's children in the golden age of radio and World War II, has earned a citation from Guinness World Records as the globe's longest-running radio personality. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

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Un reproductor compacto y una caja de resonancia en la casa de la presentadora de radio María Julia Venegas, más conocida como Maruja Venegas, de 97 años, el 26 de noviembre del 2012 en Lima, Perú. Venegas, quien comenzó a transmitir Radio Club Infantil durante la edad dorada de la radio, será reconocida con un récord mundial de Guiness como la locutora radial más longeva del planeta. (AP Foto/Karel Navarro)

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In this Nov. 26, 2012 photo, journalist and radio host Maria Julia Venegas, better known as Maruja Venegas, 97, points to pictures of herself during an interview at her home in Lima, Peru. Venegas who began broadcasting Radio Club Infantil, a show for Peru's children in the golden age of radio and World War II, has earned a citation from Guinness World Records as the globe's longest-running radio personality. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

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In this Nov. 26, 2012 photo, journalist and radio host Maria Julia Venegas , better known as Maruja Venegas, 97, speaks during an interview at her home in Lima, Peru. Venegas who began broadcasting Radio Club Infantil, a show for Peru's children in the golden age of radio and World War II, has earned a citation from Guinness World Records as the globe's longest-running radio personality. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

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In this Nov. 26, 2012 photo, a 1940's portrait of journalist and radio host Maria Julia Venegas, university titles and certificates are on display at her home in Lima, Peru. Venegas who began broadcasting Radio Club Infantil, a show for Peru's children in the golden age of radio and World War II, has earned a citation from Guinness World Records as the globe's longest-running radio personality. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

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In this Nov. 26, 2012 photo, a 1940's portrait of journalist and radio host Maria Julia Venegas, better known as Maruja Venegas, hangs on a wall in her home in Lima, Peru. Venegas who began broadcasting "Radio Club Infantil," a show for Peru's children in the golden age of radio and World War II, has earned a citation from Guinness World Records as the globe's longest-running radio personality. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

Peruvian is World's Oldest Radio Star

97-year-old Maruja Venegas the globe's longest-running radio personality, according to Guinness World Records.

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