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Oldest woman in America dies

IOWA CITY, Iowa (WKOW) -- The oldest living American died after receiving the title less than a month ago.

Neva Morris of Ames, Iowa, was 114 years, 245 days old.  She died about 4 a.m. Tuesday, according to the North Crest Community Nursing Home.

On March 8, Morris became the oldest living American.

The Gerontology Research Group in Los Angeles says the new oldest person in America lives in Jacksonville, Texas.  Her name is Eunice Sanborn.  She's 113 years, 260 days old.

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