TIL Kane Tanaka, the oldest person currently alive, was born before the Wright brothers flew. As of today (April 19th), she is the only human ever to exist during the first powered flights on both Earth and Mars.

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  1. She’s also may be the last human to share in the pre-flight, air flight and space flight eras.

    She’s also seen the evolution from steam, to gasoline, to electric engines for agriculture and transportation.

    Kudos to her.

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