She was baptized 104 years ago, has a 97-year-old son and has been going to church for more than a century.
Meet Violet Brown, a 117-year-old Jamaican woman who became the oldest living person in the world over the weekend after the death of the previous title holder, Emma Morano of Italy.
The prime minister of Jamaica proudly tweeted the news:
The world’s oldest human is Jamaican Violet Brown, who was born on March 10, 1900. Congrats Violet. pic.twitter.com/AnjXdHK1Kz
— Andrew Holness (@AndrewHolnessJM) April 15, 2017