Did you know that there are people who are alive today and are more than 100 years old?
Meet Esmond, the oldest male in Canada. Esmond celebrated his 108th birthday on last Friday. He gave Canadians the secret to his longevity.
He credits having a good wife for his long life on earth.
His wife passed away seven years ago after 72 years of marriage.
His son Dale Allcock, 78 could not make it to the party, the two facetimed beforehand. Dale said his father is really a gift, “That is all I can call that.”
“We facetime every day on his iPad and you can really tell how happy he is, and they treat him like gold in there,” He said.
Home sweet home
According to his son, Allcock has lived in Kerrobert, which is located about 200 kilometres southwest of Saskatoon, for 100 years and worked as a farmer before retiring in 1975. He has 67 living relatives which includes 38 great-grandchildren.
Source: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation