- African-American, Marjorie Virginia Parker, has marked clocking 100 years old with family and friends
- The centenarian who has lived many historic moments in the world attributes her longevity to her faith in God
- Parker grew up in Ridgely in Caroline County, Maryland, but relocated to Baltimore, where she married and had three children
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A Black woman named Marjorie Virginia Parker has marked attaining 100 years old with family and friends.
Parker was born when Warren Harding was President of the United States, and gas cost .25 a gallon in 1922.
She has lived many historic moments in the world, including the Pearl Harbor attacks, the Great Depression, and segregation.
WMAR 2 News reports that Parker grew up in Ridgely in Caroline County and was one of nine children. After high school, she moved to Baltimore, secured a job, married, and had three children.
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Parker attributes her longevity to her faith, saying, ''it's a different life getting to that age, but if you know God, you can make it''.
Nakeeyat Shares Glorious Photos Looking Tall and Big to Celebrate 10th Birthday
YEN.com.gh reported that wordsmith Nakeeyat The Poet, born Nakeeyat Dramani, has celebrated attaining 10 years old with stunning photos donning gorgeous ensembles on Friday, July 29.
The winner of TV3's Talented Kids season 10 beamed in the classy outfits for the occasion.
Nakeeyat The Poet sported two different outfits for the camera as she posed in a sparkling gold dress and navy blue apparel.
The young wordsmith added bracelets and a glittering tiara to her look to mark the occasion. Sharing the first image to ring out her new age, she wrote:
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Her ensemble included long black extensions, a necklace, and small earrings. The actress expressed gratitude for the gift of life in her birthday message accompanying the two images.
Celebrities in media and entertainment circles, as well as fans, have wished her well. YEN.com.gh selected some of the comments below:
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