By Daily Mail Reporter. The woman who was listed as the world's oldest person died Tuesday in a Georgia nursing home at age Monroe is about 45 miles east of Atlanta.
So here are the good news headlines that made us smile this week:
In , Raffray, a lawyer in the southern French city of Arles, thought he had hit on the real-estate version of a sure thing. His client, Jeanne Calment, was 90 and sprightly for her age; she liked to surprise people by leaping from her chair at the hairdresser. He never got to live there.
The advancements in modern reproductive medicine are amazing and this week they are getting a lot of attention as a year-old woman in India just gave birth to twins. The Washington Post reports the babies each weigh 2. Yaramati told the BBC that she and her year-old husband always wanted children but could not conceive, something they say they were ridiculed for in their home town.
A year-old woman in India may have just become the oldest ever to give birth after delivering twin girls on Thursday. According to the Times of India , the woman was able to conceive through IVF, and delivered the twin girls via cesarean section. The Times reported that Mangayamma had been married to her husband for 57 years but had been unable to become pregnant. She told the Times that her inability to conceive a child caused her to feel isolated from her peers, but her husband stood by her side "like a rock. According to the Daily Mail , her age has not yet been verified, though doctors have claimed that she has shattered a world record. Maria del Carmen Bousada de Lara, a woman from El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain, currently holds the record for the oldest confirmed person to give birth after delivering twin boys via cesarean in at the age of Omkari Panwar from the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, claimed the title after giving in at the age of 72, but she was not able to produce a birth certificate to verify her age.