Oldest Man Likes Soaking in Japan Hot Springs, Eating Sweets
Masazou Nonaka received an award from Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living man at age 112 years and 259 days during a ceremony in Ashoro.
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TOKYO (AP) — Masazo Nonaka has enjoyed soaking in northern Japan’s hot springs for many years — probably longer than most people. The supercentenarian, whose family has run a hot springs inn for four generations, was certified Tuesday as the world’s oldest living man, at age 112 years, 259 days. Nonaka received the certificate from Guinness World Records in a ceremony at his home in Ashoro, on Japan’s northern main island of Hokkaido, and celebrated…