Older and Wiser: The World’s Oldest People Share Their Insights

Emma Morano

“I didn’t want to be dominated by anyone.”

At 115, Emma Morano is Italy’s oldest living person and he last living European person to have been born in the 1800s.


Frank has survived World War II, losing the love of his life to Auschwitz, and imprisonment in the Soviet gulag in Siberia. He’s lived through some of the worst moments of the 20th century, but his tenacity saw him through. For Frank, the pursuit of a quiet life is the best way to live.

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