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KHQ - If you feel guilty whenever you eat bacon, maybe you shouldn't. The world's oldest woman, 116-year-old Susannah Mushatt Jones of Brooklyn, New York says she eats bacon everyday. Could that be the secret to living a long life? Maybe... but Jones also says she gets a lot of sleep.

Her family credits her long life to her love for family and her generous heart. Jones was one of 11 siblings and has 100 nieces and nephews. Even though Jones has lost her sight, her family says she's still sharp as a whip.  

To put her age into perspective a bit, she was born in 1899. That was the year the word "automobile" was first used. The Titanic didn't sink until 13 years after she was born and WWI had not occurred yet. Jones also lived through the stock market crash, the great depression and much more... and maybe, just maybe, it was all because of bacon!

 

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