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Offline AllenG

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Happy Birthday Besse Cooper
« on: 23/08/2009 19:54:00 »
Wednesday is my best friend's grandmother's birthday.  Mrs, Besse (pronounced, Bess) Cooper will be turning one hundred and thirteen.  We had her party today. 
She is currently the twelfth oldest person on the planet, quite healthy and by all means smarter and wiser than us all.
Today she told me that she has lived for so long because she, "always minded my own business."

As a child she and her family moved to Georgia (USA) from Tennessee on a raft which was loaded with their worldly possessions and outfitted with a tent.  The trip took place during the summer of 1899. Her first "car" is in my friend's barn. It's a mule wagon still in working order.



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Re: Happy Birthday Besse Cooper
« Reply #1 on: 23/08/2009 20:04:04 »
INCREDIBLE !!

Happy Birthday Besse !!

 

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Re: Happy Birthday Besse Cooper
« Reply #2 on: 24/08/2009 07:52:49 »
Happy Birthday Dear Besse!
 

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Re: Happy Birthday Besse Cooper
« Reply #3 on: 24/08/2009 09:17:26 »
Wednesday is my best friend's grandmother's birthday.  Mrs, Besse (pronounced, Bess) Cooper will be turning one hundred and thirteen.  We had her party today. 
She is currently the twelfth oldest person on the planet, quite healthy and by all means smarter and wiser than us all.

hooly dooly.. how old is the oldest person on the planet?



Happy Birthday Besse...
 

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Re: Happy Birthday Besse Cooper
« Reply #4 on: 24/08/2009 19:12:47 »
Wednesday is my best friend's grandmother's birthday.  Mrs, Besse (pronounced, Bess) Cooper will be turning one hundred and thirteen.  We had her party today. 
She is currently the twelfth oldest person on the planet, quite healthy and by all means smarter and wiser than us all.

hooly dooly.. how old is the oldest person on the planet?



Happy Birthday Besse...

115

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_living_supercentenarians
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List of everyone over 110
 

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Re: Happy Birthday Besse Cooper
« Reply #5 on: 24/08/2009 20:59:28 »
Today I feel as old as Besse. I hope she had a good knees up.
 

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Re: Happy Birthday Besse Cooper
« Reply #6 on: 12/12/2009 17:08:04 »
Mrs. Cooper is now the 9th oldest person in the world and just a few days away from being one of the 100th oldest people to ever live.

 

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Re: Happy Birthday Besse Cooper
« Reply #7 on: 12/12/2009 17:32:11 »
Awwwee - happy birthday :)
 

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« Reply #8 on: 12/12/2009 21:12:58 »
Mrs. Cooper is now the 9th oldest person in the world and just a few days away from being one of the 100th oldest people to ever live.


that is very cool.. How is she doing Allen?
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Happy Birthday Besse Cooper
« Reply #9 on: 12/12/2009 21:58:44 »
Very well.
Here is a current picture.


 

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Happy Birthday Besse Cooper
« Reply #10 on: 12/12/2009 22:17:24 »
happy birthday, get the queen to send her a telegraph
 

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« Reply #11 on: 12/12/2009 22:23:01 »
Nice Idea!
 

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« Reply #12 on: 12/12/2009 23:24:12 »
Indeed! That is what anyone that age would really, or truely want. Just a bit of recognition... afterall, she's managed so far, so why not? God bless you, and live even longer for us :)
 

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Happy Birthday Besse Cooper
« Reply #13 on: 13/12/2009 00:47:44 »
She is beautiful..and carries a beautiful light in her eyes....
I want what she's got!
 

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