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World's oldest man dies at 112 in western New York

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The world’s oldest man, a 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York, has died. He was 112. Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez died Friday at a nursing home in Grand Island, according to Robert Young, senior gerontology consultant with Guinness World Records. Sanchez-Blazquez became the world’s oldest man when Jiroemon Kimura died June 12 at age 116. Born June 8, 1901, in village of El Tejado de Bejar, Spain, he was known ...

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September 14, 2013
11:49 p.m.

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That's the problem with being the world's oldest man.
There's always some young whipper snapper of 110, willing to take your place, and make a name for himself.