New Jersey resident Agnes Fenton celebrated her 110th birthday on Saturday (“just another day,” she said) and owes her extraordinary longevity to two things: Miller High Life and Johnnie Walker. DAMN, GIRL.

This latest birthday makes her something called a supercentenarian — and there are only an estimated 300 to 600 in the whole world. Damn, girl.

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Fenton discovered the secret to long life when she went to the doctor just under 70 years ago. The doctor found a benign tumor and gave her a simple piece of health advice: To drink three Miller High Lifes every day. Since then, she’s had three beers and a shot of Johnnie Walker Blue Label every single day (although recently she’s had less because of her decreased appetite).

The Record reports:

Nurses stay with Agnes Fenton around the clock. Neighbors and firefighters check on her, as does 66-year-old Lamont Saunders of Teaneck, who has known Fenton his entire life and calls her “Aunt Aggie.” Fenton was a dear friend of Saunders’ late mother, and from Aunt Aggie, Saunders said he has learned “honesty and being true to yourself.”...

Since becoming a centenarian, Fenton’s been quite the Englewood celebrity. She’s received government proclamations, and birthday greetings from President Obama and Governor Christie. NVE Bank tossed its longtime customer a 107th birthday in conjunction with its own 125th anniversary celebration. Englewood has proclaimed Saturday “Agnes Fenton Day.” The city’s first Agnes Fenton Day was 10 years ago.

“When I was 100 years old, I went to the mirror to thank God that I was still here. And I thank him every morning,” she said in an interview. “He gave me a long life and a good life, and I have nothing to complain about. … You’ve got to have God in your life. Without God, you’ve got nothing.”

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We already knew Miller High Life was the best beer. Now we know that it makes you basically immortal.


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