The OLDEST MAN ALIVE ON PLANET EARTH TODAY!
The Bolivian farmer, Carmelo Flores seen here next to his 67 year old son, says a steady Andrean diet of Quinoa grains, and river mushrooms, and around the clock chewing of the native Coca Leaves is what he believes he attributes to his longevity. Speaking in the 4,000 metre (13,123 feet high) hamlet where he lives in a straw-roofed hut, Flore says that the traditional Andrean diet is what has kept him alive for 123 years, and he is still going strong! Flores says in his native Aymara, the only language the man nearly deaf speaks, he says that potatoes, and Quinoa are very delicious! According to Flores birth certificate, Flores was born in 1890, on July16th. And this birthdate is also listed on his baptism certificate also. Flores has the National Identity Documents based on the certificates. On August 26th,2013 the Bolivian government official will award him the title of," Living Heritage of Humanity. The title of the oldest living person belongs now to France's Jeanne Calment, who died at the age of 122 years old in 1997, according to the Guinness World Records. Aymara Indian, Carmelo Flores lives in his home town of Frasquia, 110 km (68miles) North of LA PAZ, SOUTH AMERICA.Filed under: People
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