FaceBook's oldest user at 107 years young

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    At 107, Edythe Kirchmaier is the oldest of the University of Chicago's living alumni and the oldest registered Facebook user – with a passion for technology, like creating digital photo collages, after acquiring a computer at age 95.

    But to Kirchmaier, her 97 years serving others is her greatest achievement – volunteer work that began during World War I when she would send consignments to soldiers on the frontline.

    It comes as no surprise, then, that Kirchmaier's words of wisdom to those who seek it are: "Think about others before yourself."

    Born Jan. 22, 1908, in Dayton, Ohio, Kirchmaier moved to the Santa Barbara area with her husband after the couple was married. She has worked as a volunteer for a local non-profit, Direct Relief International, for the past 40 years.The organization has a Facebook app dedicated to Kirchmaier, which allows visitors to light a candle on her virtual birthday cake.

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2015/01/2...user-says-think-about-others-before-yourself/
     
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    Kanye West Yeezus!

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    The oldest woman in Japan is like 117 and her husband died in 1931 o_O
     
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    There's no way I'm making it that long... hell, sixty might be pushing it :jj:
     
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    My ex grandma in law is almost 101 now. A few years ago she told me " shoot for 75......things get messy after that".
     
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    She looks damn good for 107
     
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    I used to know a 105 y/o jewish fella named Hyman. :point:

    Seriously. Interesting yet aggravating guy. I met him at like 96. He eventually died. After spending all his money. Which I predicted. The end.
     
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    This nigga's jacking.
     
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    Hyman was my neighbor btw. He called me a lot to complain about phantom bullshit. Or to break in/pick him up off the floor. I wasn't a scumbag so I'd do it. Even though he was a dick.

    Anywhoo, he called once at 6:15 am on a Sunday. Here's the conversation verbatim:

    "Hello?"

    "HELLLLLLLOOOO"

    "Shevy? Is everything alright?"

    "You're stealing my radio waves..."

    "WHAT?!?"

    "MY RADIO WAVES!! It's a federal offense."

    "That correct. It is a federal offense. Except I'm not stealing your radio waves."

    "YOU ARE!!!"

    "Okay. I'm going back to bed. Call me if you fall."

    He fell by noon. :jj:
     
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    Parting the forest of hairs to get to that 107 year old bean would be an adventure you'd need a miner's helmet/lamp and a canary to let you know when the gasses get to strong.