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Juarez Man Claims he is 121 Years Old

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mex. (KTSM) - An elderly man who lives right across the border in Juarez says he is 121 years old and has documents to prove it.

Manuel Garcia spends his days feeding his roosters, chicks and hens. He lives with his daughter, who says he's in good health, except for his eyesight.

Garcia has an ID card and birth certificate that shows his birth date as December 24, 1896. He was born and raised in Veracruz state, east of Mexico City.

The oldest man officially recognized by The Guinness Book of World Records is a 112-year-old from Japan. 


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