World’s oldest man celebrates his 113th birthday and shares the secret to a long life

Juan Vicente Perez Mora, the oldest man in the world, celebrated his 113th birthday on Friday May 27. He shared the secret of his long life and that is to drink a glass of sugarcane booze every day. It is basically a kind of liquor made from sugar cane. Friends and family attended a birthday mass celebrated to commemorate the life of Perez Mora. After blowing out the candles, the party continued outside the church.

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A few days ago, he was officially confirmed as the oldest living person at 112 years and 253 days, as of February 4, 2022.

According to the Guinness press release, Perez Mora has 41 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

As noted by the media, Perez Mora starts his day with a cup of coffee and also drinks a glass of aguardiente alcohol.

The candy cane hooch apparently has a minimum of 29 percent alcohol. the media mentioned that some beers go up to 60%.

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Perez Mora’s health is fine and he is not taking any medication, local doctor Henrique Bujan said as quoted by Daily Mail. Bujan said: “He looks absolutely fine to me.”

Although Perez Mora has issues with high blood pressure and hearing problems which is basically due to his age.

His daughter Nelida Perez said, quoted by Daily Mail: “The most beautiful thing is to see him in full health every day. He has no illness requiring medical attention, medication or anything.”

Perez Mora became the oldest person in the world after Saturnino de la Fuente Garcia, born February 11, 1909 in Spain, who died in January at the age of 112 years and 341 days.

(With agency contributions)


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