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Worlds oldest man dies aged 116 #1079268
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"Although he gave up drinking many years ago, he was a regular smoker.
However, a coronavirus-related lockdown imposed by the South African government reportedly meant he was unable to buy tobacco to roll his own cigarettes on his 116th birthday."

Is it possible he could have died because of the stress of no rollies?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-53875675

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I suppose anything is possible at that age. What an age he achieved though, and what a life of toil and turmoil he must have witnessed.

Let's hope he found the peace he put his faith into.


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
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