111-Year-Old Australian Recommends Eating Chicken Brains

Dexter Kruger's 74-year-old son Greg credits his father’s simple Outback lifestyle for his long life.

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In this image made from video, Australia's Dexter Kruger gestures at a nursing home in the rural Queensland state town of Roma, Australia on May 13, 2021. Kruger, Australia’s oldest-ever man, has included eating chicken brains among his secrets to living more than 111 years. The retired cattle rancher on Monday, May 17, 2021, marked 124 days since he turned 111, a day older than World War I veteran Jack Lockett was when he died in 2002. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s oldest-ever man has included eating chicken brains among his secrets to living more than 111 years. Retired cattle rancher Dexter Kruger on Monday marked 124 days since he turned 111, a day older than World War I veteran Jack Lockett was when he died in 2002. Kruger told Australian Broadcasting Corp. in an interview at his nursing home in the rural Queensland state town of Roma days before the milestone…

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