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A 107-year-old, great grandma, Sumiati, a resident of Jombang, East Java, Indonesia will hit the world record as the oldest pilgrims in 2019 Hajj all things being equal.  Sumiati is determined to fly to Makkah, Saudi Arabia, next month to perform hajj despite her declining health as a result of her age. 
107-year-old Sumiati preparing for Hajj
Born on June 1, 1912, she is likely to be the oldest hajj pilgrim this year. “Going on hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam,” Sumiati told The Jakarta Post at her house in Ngoro district, Jombang. 
It was gathered from local reports that Sumiati suffers from heart problems.
During a hajj rehearsal held by the local religious affairs office recently, she felt her hands turn cold before fainting. As a result, she failed to complete the rehearsal, which aims to prepare pil

grims for the rites and ceremonies of hajj before they fly to Makkah in July. Her daughter, Tri Kuncorowati, could not help but shed tears at the thought of Sumiati going on the trip. Sumiati will be accompanied by her other daughter, who is herself 60 years old.

The Jakarta Post
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