A Minnesota man is now officially the world’s oldest male living with Down syndrome, according to Guinness World Records. Bert Holbrook is 80-years-old and lives in a group home. His health is comparable to others his age, aides say.

The previous record holder died in 2007 at the age of 68, reports the Mankato, Minn. Free Press. To read more click here. Life expectancy for people with Down syndrome is about 60 years, according to the National Down Syndrome Society.

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