115 birthday candles. That's what Jeralean Talley is gonna need today. It's her 115th birthday and the Inkster woman is among one of the oldest people on Earth.

According to the Gerontology Research Group, which tracks many of the world's longest-living people, Talley is the oldest American and the second-oldest person in the world. Misao Okawa of Japan is 116 and tops the list. To find out more about Talley and how she will celebrate her birthday, check out this story from the Detroit Free Press.