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Bolivian man said to be 123 years old dies in Andean village

BOLIVIA: An indigenous man in Bolivia whose reported age would have made him the oldest person ever known, died on Monday night in his village near Lake Titicaca, his only living son said. Carmelo Flores, an Aymara Indian, claimed to be 123 years old. Flores carried national identity documents based on a baptism certificate showing his birthday as July 16, 1890. But Bolivia only began issuing official birth certificates in 1940 and authorities were never able to confirm or disprove Flores' age. "He died yesterday at nine…