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Relatives Say Cuban Woman Marks 126th Birthday
Cuba's Prensa Latina agency says Juana Bautista de la Candelaria Rodriguez has a civil registry document that states she was born on Feb. 2, 1885, in the town of Ceiba Hueca, where she still lives.
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Juana Bautista de la Candelaria Rodriguez, left, is helped by a relative to cut her birthday cake during her birthday party at her home in the neighborhood of Santa Rosa in Ceiba Hueca, Cuba, Wednesday Feb. 2, 2011. Cuba's Prensa Latina agency says civil registry documents confirm Bautista was born on Feb. 2, 1885, making her 126-years-old.

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Relatives and friends of Juana Bautista de la Candelaria Rodriguez carry her birthday cake and flowers to her home in the neighborhood of Santa Rosa in Ceiba Hueca, Cuba, Wednesday Feb. 2, 2011. Cuba's Prensa Latina agency says civil registry documents confirm Bautista was born on Feb. 2, 1885, making her 126-years-old.

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Juana Bautista de la Candelaria Rodriguez eats cake during her birthday party at her home in the neighborhood of Santa Rosa in Ceiba Hueca, Cuba, Wednesday Feb. 2, 2011. Cuba's Prensa Latina agency says civil registry documents confirm Bautista was born on Feb. 2, 1885, making her 126-years-old. 

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Juana Bautista de la Candelaria Rodriguez shows her identification card during her birthday party in the neighborhood of Santa Rosa in Ceiba Hueca, Cuba, Wednesday Feb. 2, 2011. Cuba's Prensa Latina agency says civil registry documents confirm Bautista was born on Feb. 2, 1885, making her 126-years-old.

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Juana Bautista de la Candelaria Rodriguez holds her great-great-granddaughter during Bautista's birthday celebration in the neighborhood of Santa Rosa in Ceiba Hueca, Cuba, Wednesday Feb. 2, 2011. Cuba's Prensa Latina agency says civil registry documents confirm Bautista was born on Feb. 2, 1885, making her 126-years-old. 

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Juana Bautista de la Candelaria Rodriguez, center, walks assisted by doctors in front her home on her birthday in the neighborhood of Santa Rosa in Ceiba Hueca, Cuba, Wednesday Feb. 2, 2011. Cuba's Prensa Latina agency says civil registry documents confirm Bautista was born on Feb. 2, 1885, making her 126-years-old. 

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Juana Bautista de la Candelaria Rodriguez, left, receives presents for her birthday in the neighborhood of Santa Rosa in Ceiba Hueca, Cuba, Wednesday Feb. 2, 2011. Cuba's Prensa Latina agency says civil registry documents confirm Bautista was born on Feb. 2, 1885, making her 126-years-old.

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Juana Bautista de la Candelaria Rodriguez sits in her home on her birthday in the neighborhood of Santa Rosa in Ceiba Hueca, Cuba, Wednesday Feb. 2, 2011. Cuba's Prensa Latina agency says civil registry documents confirm Bautista was born on Feb. 2, 1885, making her 126-years-old. (AP Photo/Javier Galeano)

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Juana Bautista de la Candelaria Rodriguez sits in her home on her birthday in the neighborhood of Santa Rosa in Ceiba Hueca, Cuba, Wednesday Feb. 2, 2011. Cuba's Prensa Latina agency says civil registry documents confirm Bautista was born on Feb. 2, 1885, making her 126-years-old.

(AP2011)

Relatives Say Cuban Woman Marks 126th Birthday

Cuba's Prensa Latina agency says Juana Bautista de la Candelaria Rodriguez has a civil registry document that states she was born on Feb. 2, 1885, in the town of Ceiba Hueca, where she still lives.

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