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Posted at 5:14 PM, Dec 05, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-05 17:14:57-05

An Iowa woman is headed into the Guinness Book of World Records.

At the age of 115-years-young, Dina Manfredini of Johnston is now the oldest living person in the world.

She celebrated her 115th birthday bash in April.

Guinness declared Besse Cooper of Georgia the oldest living person in January, but she passed away Tuesday at the age of 116.

Manfredini was the second oldest person on record, so she will now take the title.

Manfredini was born in Italy in 1897.

She came to the U.S. with her husband Riccardo in 1920.

They raised four children, before Riccardo died in 1965.