110-year-old woman credits unusual daily rituals for long life

A woman who just celebrated her 110th birthday credits an unusual regimen for her longevity.

Agnes Fenton, who turned 110 Saturday,  shared two secrets to her long life during an interview when she turned 105.

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According to Fenton, following a benign tumor diagnosis years before, a doctor told her, “Agnes, you must drink three Miller High Lifes a day.”

Fenton followed that advice, and then some, adding a shot of Johnnie Walker Blue Label scotch to her daily drinking routine.

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Fenton also credits God and prayer to her supercentenarian status. She told NorthJersey.com, “Without God, you’ve got nothing.”

Fenton, who is now cared for full time by a staff of caregivers, is no longer allowed to imbibe alcohol because of how little she eats. Her favorite foods are chicken wings, green beans and sweet potatoes.

Researchers who study supercentenarians said that while each person has his or her own secrets to longevity, alcohol consumption is not a consistent factor in the rare group, which includes only 1 in every 10 million people in the world.

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