Dina Manfredini celebrating 115th birthday (file photo).
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An Iowa woman is now the oldest person in the world.
Dina Manfredini of Johnston is 115 years old.
According to the Gerontology Research Group, she is no the oldest person living.
116-year-old Besse Cooper, who was living at a nursing home in Georgia, had the title until she passed away this week.
Manfredini was born in Italy in 1897 and moved to the United States in 1920.
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