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originally posted by: ksiezyc
a reply to: slider1982
Interesting find, but I am not Air Traffic Controller! Not sure if absolutely true, but if so I wonder how he has managed so long. Imagine living through all that he did.
So are you ready for extreme old age?
“What I want is to die. My grandchildren are all independent,” he told local media this week.
Mr Gotho has outlived all 10 of his siblings, four wives, and even his children. His nearest living relatives are grand children, great grand children, and great-great grandchildren.
One of Mr Gotho’s grandsons said his grandfather has been preparing for his death ever since he was 122.
originally posted by: Mousygretchen
I wonder what were some of the conditions that allowed him to live to 145?
I don't believe it was purely genetic. Mainstream scientists might tell you that because they don't really know.