Oldest Person in the US, Lessie Brown, Dies

An Ohio woman, Lessie Brown, who was believed to be the oldest person in the U.S., died at the age of 114 on Tuesday. She had been living with one of her daughters and died at the home in Cleveland Heights.

In 2013, Brown said that it was God’s will that she had lived for so long. Her family attributed her long life to the fact that she ate a sweet potato nearly every day.

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