The son of the worlds new oldest person has died aged 97

first_imgThe son of the world’s new oldest person has died aged 97 Jamaican Violet Brown (117) is now the world’s oldest person after the death of Italian Emma Morano. Wednesday 19 Apr 2017, 10:00 PM 64 Comments https://jrnl.ie/3346585 Source: Andrew Holness/Twitter Secrets of her successIn an interview with Jamaican newspaper The Gleaner back in 2010, Brown says that her secret is a diet that avoids some meats and alcohol.“Really and truly, when people ask what me eat and drink to live so long, I say to them that I eat everything, except pork and chicken, and I don’t drink rum and dem tings (sic). You know, sometimes I ask myself, ‘Am I really 110 years old?’ because I don’t feel like 110,” she said.According to Harold, Violet also eats smaller meals.He told the Jamaica Observer that she “likes fish and mutton and sometimes she will have cow foot”.Her diet contains plenty of locally-grown produce like sweet potatoes, breadfruit, oranges and mangoes.When Brown was born Jamaica was still a British colony and she spoke about having to walk three miles when barefooted to fetch water before school.“I tell you, these young people these days have it easy – piped water, taxis and buses to bring them where they want to go, everything to their convenience,” she said.With reporting from Sean Murray, Associated PressRead: The last remaining survivor of the 1800s has died >Read: Oldest person in Ireland Sarah Clancy passes away aged 108 > Share Tweet Email2 Apr 19th 2017, 10:00 PM Updated 10.00pmAN 117-YEAR-OLD Jamaican woman has been named as the oldest living person on the planet.Violet Brown was born on 10 March 1900 and she’s now been named as the world’s oldest person after the death of Italian Emma Morano.Jamaican President Andrew Holness tweeted a picture of Brown at the weekend, congratulating her on her achievement. By Rónán Duffy However, news emerged today that Brown’s 97-year-old son who lived with her in the western Jamaica town of Duanvale, Trelawny, had died.Harold Fairweather had recently been ill, but had made a brief recovery before deteriorating further this morning.One of the two family caretakers, Elaine McGrowder told the Associated Press: “He had been unwell for some time, but we didn’t expect him to go like this.He was a very beautiful man – very, very special. 63,436 Views The world’s oldest human is Jamaican Violet Brown, who was born on March 10, 1900. Congrats Violet. pic.twitter.com/AnjXdHK1Kz— Andrew Holness (@AndrewHolnessJM) April 15, 2017 Short URL Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img

first_imgThe son of the world’s new oldest person has died aged 97 Jamaican Violet Brown (117) is now the world’s oldest person after the death of Italian Emma Morano. Wednesday 19 Apr 2017, 10:00 PM 64 Comments https://jrnl.ie/3346585 Source: Andrew Holness/Twitter Secrets of her successIn an interview with Jamaican newspaper The Gleaner back in 2010, Brown says that her secret is a diet that avoids some meats and alcohol.“Really and truly, when people ask what me eat and drink to live so long, I say to them that I eat everything, except pork and chicken, and I don’t drink rum and dem tings (sic). You know, sometimes I ask myself, ‘Am I really 110 years old?’ because I don’t feel like 110,” she said.According to Harold, Violet also eats smaller meals.He told the Jamaica Observer that she “likes fish and mutton and sometimes she will have cow foot”.Her diet contains plenty of locally-grown produce like sweet potatoes, breadfruit, oranges and mangoes.When Brown was born Jamaica was still a British colony and she spoke about having to walk three miles when barefooted to fetch water before school.“I tell you, these young people these days have it easy – piped water, taxis and buses to bring them where they want to go, everything to their convenience,” she said.With reporting from Sean Murray, Associated PressRead: The last remaining survivor of the 1800s has died >Read: Oldest person in Ireland Sarah Clancy passes away aged 108 > Share Tweet Email2 Apr 19th 2017, 10:00 PM Updated 10.00pmAN 117-YEAR-OLD Jamaican woman has been named as the oldest living person on the planet.Violet Brown was born on 10 March 1900 and she’s now been named as the world’s oldest person after the death of Italian Emma Morano.Jamaican President Andrew Holness tweeted a picture of Brown at the weekend, congratulating her on her achievement. By Rónán Duffy However, news emerged today that Brown’s 97-year-old son who lived with her in the western Jamaica town of Duanvale, Trelawny, had died.Harold Fairweather had recently been ill, but had made a brief recovery before deteriorating further this morning.One of the two family caretakers, Elaine McGrowder told the Associated Press: “He had been unwell for some time, but we didn’t expect him to go like this.He was a very beautiful man – very, very special. 63,436 Views The world’s oldest human is Jamaican Violet Brown, who was born on March 10, 1900. Congrats Violet. pic.twitter.com/AnjXdHK1Kz— Andrew Holness (@AndrewHolnessJM) April 15, 2017 Short URL Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img

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