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Oldest living American turns 115 Published: May 23, 2014

DETROIT -- Her life spans parts of three centuries, says USA Today.

And Friday, Jeralean Talley will hit a milestone only a handful in the world ever have experienced: She turns 115.

The Inkster, Mich., woman, who bowled until she was 104, went fishing last year, and still gets around on her own with the help of a walker, had some memorable birthday gifts in recent years, including checks for $113 — a dollar for every year she lived at that point — and jewelry from a couple of her doctors.

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