Barbados Issued New Stamps on 27 Centenarians

barbados-stampsThe issue  released on 8th December features 27 centenarians, some who have died and others who are still alive. Those selected were drawn from each parish, have different backgrounds and worked in different professions. Twenty of the persons featured are 100 years old, while the seven remaining fall into the category of super and semi-super centenarians. The former is a person who is 110 years or older. Meanwhile, a semi-super centenarian is between 105 and 109 years old. Two of the centenarians to be found on the stamps are: the late James Sisnett, who died at 113 years and the late Emily Clarke, who died at 110 years old.

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