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Betsy Stanford celebrates her 107th birthday

Betsy Stanford of Northwest Washington was born in Jamaica the year the Wright brothers made their first flight. She's been living in Washington since 1976. Friends and family threw a big birthday bash for her Sunday.



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Betsy Stanford, called "Aunt Millie" by family and friends, is greeted by Shaun Blake as she celebrates her 107th birthday at Wesley United Methodist Church in Northwest Washington on Sunday. Though her eyesight is failing and she has arthritis and high blood pressure, she still gets around her house.

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Family and friends help D.C. woman celebrate 107th birthday
Article | Betsy Stanford turns 107 years young on Tuesday, and the spunky matriarch from the District has no shortage of longevity advice - from dietary to spiritual to downright racy.

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