Re: new human longevity record?

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Sun Apr 16 2000 - 22:03:06 MDT

Zero Powers wrote:
> >From: Doug Skrecky <>
> <snip>
> > "She's a no-nonsense women," said Dominican broadcaster Alexander
> >Bruno. "She's aware of everything. She smiles. She laughs. She tells me
> >everything she's heard on the radio.... She knows who she voted for last
> >month. She knows she's 125."
> A couple of thoughts:
> Wouldn't it be great if Alcor could be convinced to give this lady the deep
> freeze treatment gratis? IMO she and her (apparently facile) memory are a
> global treasure and an invaluable artifact of humanity. I would *love* to
> be able to talk to her about her memories after we have both been thawed out
> a decade or several hence.
> Barring that, assuming Alcor is not willing to foot the bill (or that she is
> not interested in being frozen), somebody get this lady to donate her body
> to science. We have *got* to find out what's going on with her! No doubt
> 90 years of hard labor had something to do with it, but there's plenty of
> folks who have had hard lives but who didn't come close to 125! I'll have
> what she's having please.

She did work on a lime plantation. Those limes are good for you...

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