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Jeanne Calment, officially listed as the world's oldest person celebrates her 121st birthday with a kiss from Catherine Sautecoeur (L) who presents her with a pearl necklace at the town hall in the southern French town of Arles, February 21. The "Doyenne of Humanity" recently hit the headlines with the release of a rap-funk record - PBEAHUMSYAB

Jeanne Calment celebrates her 121st birthday with a kiss from Catherine Sautecoeur in Arles, France, February 21 1996.

John Letzing
Digital Editor, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum
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