The US resident considered to be the world’s oldest man celebrated his 113th birthday.
The invitation-only celebration at the Rainbow Retirement Community in Great Falls, Montana featured Walter Breuning giving a brief talk, blowing out candles, sharing cake and meeting guests, including Governor Brian Schweitzer, KRTV-TV reported.
Mr Breuning also was presented with several awards, including a $10,000 (€6,800) cheque from Scottish Rite Temple members. Mr Breuning then donated the money to the Childhood Language Disorder Clinic in Great Falls.
Mr Breuning attributes his long life to eating well and keeping physically and mentally active. He also says he takes one aspirin a day.
Mr Breuning was born on September 21, 1896, in Melrose, Minnesota, and moved to Montana in 1918. He worked for the railway for 50 years.