112-Year-Old British Woman Who Has Lived Through 21 Prime Ministers Reveals Her Strange Anti-Ageing Secret
September 18, 2018 19:06 By Fabiosa
A woman in England has just been named the second oldest person in the UK, but her story has left people stunned because of the intriguing life she has lived. Grace Jones says she has lived through 21 Prime Ministers and 5 monarchs, but that’s not all.
We would like to say a belated Happy Birthday to one of our customers, Grace Jones, who was 112 years old yesterday and currently the oldest woman in the UK! 🎂 pic.twitter.com/KUzdeDxJ9g— David Benjamin (@BluebirdWorc) September 17, 2018
She's older than the perm
The elderly woman has lived through some of the greatest moments in contemporary history. The invention of the perm, the invention of Heinz cream of tomato soup, the sinking of the Titanic, World War 1 and 2.
On September 16, she became the second oldest person in Britain after she celebrated her 112th birthday. And her daughter, Deirdre McCarthy, says that although her mom is hard of hearing, she’s still very sharp and funny.
10 decades and counting
The fact that she’s still alive is especially remarkable, given that the life expectancy in Britain at the time she was born was as low as 54 for women.
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Jones may not be the Queen, but she survived in a world before the invention of antibiotics, and somehow escaped common causes of death like tuberculosis. Her daughter says Grace's secret to long life is shockingly simple – some whiskey every day and homecooked meals.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY GRACE is wondering what you think of the world now? Anyway have a great day— Kevin Gaynor (@KevinGaynor4) September 18, 2018
Huge congratulations to the glamorous lady🎈🎂— June@41 (@41JRD) September 18, 2018
How wonderful. she looks such a lovely fun person— sasha harrison (@sashatarotlady) September 18, 2018
According to the report on Guardian, she belongs to the exclusive club of 610 people in the UK who have lived beyond the age of 105. And after her story was shared online, she got a lot of well-wishers. We sure would love to hear her tell stories of the amazing life she's lived.