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'People are caught up in magical thinking': was the oldest woman in the world a fraud?

26 mins | Dec 7, 2019
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A woman who holds the secret to eternal life or a master fraudster? Jeanne Calment was 122 when she died. Now, more than twenty years after her death, a Russian scientist has claimed she was a con artist, sparking an international dispute over the woman who may still hold the secret to eternal life. Phil Hoad writing in the Guardian reports.
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