Posted July 17, 2009

 

This is Lucille from Henderson, Nevada who recently turned 104 on June 27th. The Las Vegas Sun wrote and article about her (she deserves it right??) which is how I found out about her.  She attributes her longevity to good nutrition, good genes, and a long, strong marriage.  Her husband passed away 3 years ago at the age of 99.  Soon after that she moved into the assisted living.  Though you can see from her photo she still looks pretty spunky.  And I love that sweater!!

My favorite part of the article is when we find out she graduated as valedictorian of her high school graduating class of 2.  Everyone is a winner in that situation!

You can read the entire article: Woman, 103 attributes longevity to genetics, clean living here.

** Photo by Richard Brian, Special to the Las Vegas Sun.

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