Born in 1909: World’s oldest man turning 113 years old

Juan Vicente Perez Mora holds record for oldest living person

One drink a day and good sleep have helped this man get to 112 years old.

A man declared the world’s oldest living person is preparing for his birthday as a record-holder.

Juan Vicente Perez Mora, born in 1909, will turn 113 years old on Friday.

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The Venezuelan man has 41 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

Family and friends said he is mostly healthy and stays active, crediting his diet and calm demeanor for his longevity.

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