Updated 07:41 PM EST, Mon, Mar 08, 2021

127-year-old Mexican Woman Reveals Her 3 Secrets to Long Life

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A Mexican woman, Leandra Becerra Lumbreras, has become the word's oldest person to have ever lived at 127 years old.

Lumbreras, born Aug. 31, 1887 was a mere 27 years old during the beginning of the First World War and subsequently, was 82 years of age when the first man landed on the moon, wrote Metro UK. This would have meant that Lumbreras was born during Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee year.

With such a long and full life, her family reveals three secrets to their relative's longevity. Metro UK added that according to her family, the first secret is eating chocolates, secondly, plenty of sleep and the third, "never getting married."

Apparently, you can also live a long life by keeping yourself busy. Lumbreras' granddaughter revealed that her abuela is always doing something.

"She was always a woman who fought. She was still sewing and weaving until about two years ago. She never ceased to be active, that's why we think she's lived so long," told Miriam Alvear, 43, to El Horizonte.

She added: "Her parents were singers. She loves to entertain her grandchildren with the old songs they taught her." She has 5 children, many deceased grandchildren, 73 great-grandchildren and 55 great-great-grandchildren, to be exact.

In terms of her health: "She's always had a good tooth, even at her old age. She has no diabetes or hypertension so can eat as many chocolates and sweets as she likes." The family reveals that she can sleep three days at a time but when she's awake, she likes to eat and sing.

"She is entirely lucid. She blows your mind with her stories from the revolution. She was always a woman who fought," said Alvear. The over a century-and-a-quarter aged woman was reportedly a former Mexican revolutionary fighter and leader of the a group of women who went to battle with their husbands, the "Adelitas."

Per Mail Online, Alvear shares that Leandra has had three great loves in her 127 years. One of which, Margarito Maldonado, was a famous revolutionary leader.

According to the Telegraph UK, Lumbreras lost her birth certificate 40 years ago while moving and authorities are trying to provide her a new one.

Without a birth certificate she cannot be recognized as the official world's oldest person by the Guinness Book of World Records. Presently, Misao Okawa of Japan aged 116, 12 years younger than Leandra, holds the title.

See the video below of Mexican woman Leandra Becerra Lumbreras.

Congratulations on a long and full life!

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