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Oldest Man in U.S. Dies at 110 After Walking Daily and Avoiding Bottled Water — Now Scientists Will Study His Brain

When he died at age 110, Morrie Markoff was the oldest man in the United States, but that’s not the only reason he was so remarkable. Thanks to his family for donating his brain through The Brain Donor Project, scientists are hoping they can learn what allowed this man to live so long at such a high-functioning level. Read more about Mr. Markoff and his wife, Betty (who lived to be 103!) in this PEOPLE Magazine article.

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