Sardinia Family Sets Record For Longevity
A family from Sardinia, Italy have set a new world record for longevity, taking the title for the highest combined age for nine living siblings.
The three brothers and six sisters from the Melis family had a collective age of 818 years and 205 days verified by Guinness World Records on June 1st.
The eldest of the siblings, who have become local legends in their village of Perdasdefogu, is Consolata, who turns 105 years tomorrow.
Consolata is followed by 99-year-old Claudina, who was seen Sunday in the front row at morning Mass in the local church of St. Peter