*Mississippi Winn didn’t get caught up in the amazing statistics that accompanied someone her age.
Only 1 in 5 million people in the industrialized world live to be 110. About 60 people that age live in the United States, with another 300 or so scattered around the globe. Nine of 10 are women.
Winn was believed to be the oldest living African-American when she died Friday afternoon in Shreveport, Louisiana, at 113.
Investigator Milton Carroll of the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office said he was not permitted to disclose a cause of death, but a relative said Winn — who was nicknamed “Sweetie” — had been in declining health since last autumn
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