Anthony Mancinelli started working as a barber in 1922 at the age of 11.

Back then, Babe Ruth was swatting homers for the Yankees, Jack Dempsey was the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion & Prohibition was just getting under way.
97 years later, Mancinelli still works full-time at a NY barber shop. The centenarian is in the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest barber in the World.
Mancinelli ran his own business — Anthony’s Barber Shop — for 40 years in Newburgh, N.Y., before switching to his current chair at Fantastic Cuts.

He’s a WWII-era veteran, and was married for 69 years. He says the secret to longevity is simple: don’t retire. “They all wonder when I’m going to retire. I say, ‘When the good Lord calls me,’ ” Mancinelli joked during a recent Aol interview.