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Opening Arguments

Hangin' in there

We beat the Japanese at something!

An Indiana woman is now considered the oldest person in the world. Edna Parker of Shelbyville, Indiana now takes over the title. She is 114-years-old.

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A Japanese woman held the title previoiusly.

Do you suppose they go into these people's nursing home rooms and give them the news? "Honey, the title holder just died, so you're it! For now." 

Posted in: Hoosier lore