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Ben Meyers (born 5 April 1990) is the founder of the 110 Club, a supercentenarian fan and aspiring historian. He currently lives in Gainesville, Florida. He volunteers at senior centers.

When Ben Meyers was 12, he walked his dog to the park every day to meet his friend Donald, an 80-year-old self-professed history buff. At the age of 17, he loved to ask them questions and get great stories from them. At age 13, he was shown on CNN's young people who rock.

Ben Meyers attended The University of Florida, where he became class president and University of Florida Student Senate President in 2010. He graduated in 2012. He joined in the military in June 2012.

In 2007, Ben Meyers created an Internet forum called The 110 Club, which would go on to become the most popular discussion site about supercentenarians on the web.

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