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Guinness World Records names Georgia woman World's Oldest

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Besse Cooper, 114, right, receives a kiss from her grandson Paul Cooper, 42, during a ceremony in which Guinness World Records recognizes her as the word's oldest living person, at the nursing home where she lives, Thursday, March 10, in Monroe, Ga.

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Besse Cooper, 114, naps on the way to lunch while her daughter in law Edith Cooper, 72, and nurse Terry Cobb, left, talk about the amount of attention Besse is getting after a ceremony in which Guinness World Records recognized her as the word's oldest living person.