African-American Woman who has Seen Historic Moments in US Marks 100th Birthday with Family (Video)
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African-American Woman who has Seen Historic Moments in US Marks 100th Birthday with Family (Video)

  • An African-American woman has marked attaining 100 years old surrounded by family and loved ones
  • Dorethea Johnson turned up at her birthday party in good spirit and alert as she marked the momentous day
  • The centenarian has lived to see many historic moments in the United States, including the Pearl Harbor attacks and the Great Depression

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A Norfolk woman earlier this year marked a major milestone as she attained 100 years old and celebrated her new age surrounded by family and loved ones.

Dorethea Johnson wore a tiara to celebrate turning a century, a momentous day that saw her create beautiful memories with her family.

African-American woman celebrates turning 100 years old.
Photos of African-American woman and her family as she turns 100 years old. Credit: 13News Now.
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The centenarian has seen many presidents and historic moments in the United States of America, including the Pearl Harbor attacks, the Great Depression, and segregation.

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In a YouTube video on 13News Now, Johnson is seen sitting in a wheelchair full of excitement on her special day.

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Johnson's daughter said her mother is in a good spirit and alert despite turning a century.

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African-American Woman turns 104

In a similar story, YEN.com.gh reported that Mary Dobbins, a native of Southern Wake County in the United States of America, marked her 104th birthday with family and loved ones.

The resident of Fuquay-Varina was born in 1918 when Woodrow Wilson was president. Dobbins has lived to see 18 presidents in office and many momentous times in the US.

Speaking on the secret to her longevity, she attributed her life to the word of God. "Scriptures, Love thy neighbour as thy self, always be honest, and tell the truth. Your life will be long upon the land," Dobbins told ABC11.

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Irene Opare at 56

Also, YEN.com.gh reported that veteran actress Irene Opare delivered pictures donning different youthful ensembles to mark her glorious 56th birthday Saturday, September 10.

The acclaimed actress sported two outfits and rocked the same trendy footwear in the shots. Irene Opare adorned an all-red straight dress with a matching cap.

The film star also sported a shiny-like dress with a hoody and rocked the modern footwear to accompany both looks.

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