World's oldest brothers, 102, share the secret to long life

The world's oldest living twin brothers, Paulus (left) and Pieter Langerock, aged 102, toasting at the Ter Venne care home in Sint- Martens-Latem, Belgium, yesterday. Born on July 8, 1913, the Belgians never married and until this day, sleep side by
The world's oldest living twin brothers, Paulus (left) and Pieter Langerock, aged 102, toasting at the Ter Venne care home in Sint- Martens-Latem, Belgium, yesterdayPHOTO: REUTERS

The world's oldest living twin brothers, Paulus and Pieter Langerock, aged 102, toasting at the Ter Venne care home in Sint- Martens-Latem, Belgium, yesterday. Born on July 8, 1913, the Belgians never married and until this day, sleep side by side in the same room. They say, half in jest, that the secret to long life is eating in moderation, drinking a glass of good wine every day and not chasing women.

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