Oldest Person in America Celebrates 114th Birthday

Breitbart | 7/7/2019 | Amy Furr
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A Harlem woman is celebrating her birthday this week by becoming the oldest person in America.

Alelia Murphy reached her 114th year of life surrounded by family and friends at her birthday party in Harlem, New York, Friday.

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Murphy’s granddaughter said she has plenty of wisdom to offer her family. “We ask her Grandma, you been here for a very long time and she said I’m here because you all don’t know how to live, I’m here to teach you all how to live and things to do!”

The 114-year-old has certainly seen a lot during her life. Murphy was born in North Carolina in 1905 during Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency and in 1926, moved to New York, where she married. In 1953, her husband died, and she became a single mother to two children. Murphy then began working as a seamstress and salesperson to support her family.

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State Sen. Brian Benjamin attended the party Friday with a special...
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