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8/15/13

We very heart that Carmelo Flores Laura already has his own page in Wikipedia

Ah, the wonders of the 21st century. It starts like this:
"Carmelo Flores Laura is an unverified supercentenarian from Bolivia. If his claimed birthday of July 16, 1890 was proven to be accurate, he would be the oldest person ever known."
Well worth a read right here (and it has links to several English language news reports) because the likelihood that "unverified" becomes "verified", due to the normally reliable way in which baptism certificates are handled in Bolivia, is very high and then, Señor Carmelo will be big chief oldest number one Guinness Records book.