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Britain's oldest man dies

Britain's oldest man has died, aged 110 years and 63 days. Reg Dean, a former United Reform Church minister, died on Saturday.

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Britain's oldest man's words of advice

Britain's oldest man Reg Dean, who died on Saturday, was born in 1902 the year after Queen Victoria died. He had lived through four crowned monarchs and 21 Prime Ministers.

Speaking in 2011 he said there were three questions "that you must learn to try and answer.

"One is, who am I? Two is, why am I here? And three is, where am I going?"

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