Italian city's siblings set age record | News | Al Jazeera

Italian city's siblings set age record

Nine siblings named world's oldest with combined age of 818.

    At a combined age of 818, the Melis siblings of Sardinia, were recently named the world's oldest siblings.

    The nine brothers and sisters, the eldest of whom is 105, say their diet is what got them into the record books.

    Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavanga reports from Sardinia, where 23 out of every 100,000 people have hit the century mark.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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