Longest-Living Man In Recorded History Dies At 116

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•24 Jun 14, 2013

Jiroemon Kimura, a Japanese man who was born in April 1897, died Wednesday of pneumonia in his hometown at the age of 116, making him the oldest male known to have ever lived. What do you think?

  • “Those last 30 years can’t have been fun.”

    Sean McCray –
    Motorboat Mechanic

  • “For the love of God, please tell me a morning news show asked him his secret!”

    Mike Newell –
    Thread Spooler

  • “He died in his hometown? What a loser.”

    Judith Armstrong –
    Jigsaw Operator