An Ever-Curious Spirit, Unbeaten After 111 Years presented by the New York Times


So what is it like to be pronounced the oldest man on earth?
Alexander Imich, 111 ¼ years old, sat in a chair in his Upper West Side apartment overlooking the Hudson and made a face. Stick-thin with vein-roped hands, bristly whiskers and an enviable shock of hair, he formed a gaunt smile, eyes dancing.
“Not like it’s the Nobel Prize,” he wheezed, pausing for a startled moment when his hearing aid popped out.

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An Ever-Curious Spirit, Unbeaten After 111 Years presented by the New York Times

So what is it like to be pronounced the oldest man on earth?

Alexander Imich, 111 ¼ years old, sat in a chair in his Upper West Side apartment overlooking the Hudson and made a face. Stick-thin with vein-roped hands, bristly whiskers and an enviable shock of hair, he formed a gaunt smile, eyes dancing.

“Not like it’s the Nobel Prize,” he wheezed, pausing for a startled moment when his hearing aid popped out.

Read more here

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