VIDEO: Norfolk woman reads poem at her 110th birthday celebration

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on May 7, 2013 at 4:51 PM

Updated Tuesday, May 7 at 5:00 PM

NORFOLK-- Lela Babb Burden was born in May, 1903. Teddy Roosevelt was president and the Wright Brothers had not yet made their first flight.

Mrs. Burden celebrated her 110th birthday Tuesday with her friends at Lake Taylor assisted living facility in Norfolk.

At her celebration, Mrs. Burden read a poem that she wrote herself.

The staff says she remains sharp, reads the newspaper every day, and voted in the last election.

 

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