Joseph C. Lin for TIMESusannah Mushatt Jones in her home in Brooklyn on June 11, 2014, a few weeks before her 115th birthday.

She eats four strips of bacon at every breakfast and has a soft spot for high-end lace lingerie

A 115-year-old Brooklyn resident is now the world’s oldest person.
Susannah Mushatt Jones’ new title was confirmed by the Gerontology Research Group after the previous record-holder, Jeralean Talley of Inkster, Mich., died at 116./.../