100 Years And Counting

By: Erin Pulsanti Email
By: Erin Pulsanti Email

Celebrating a birthday is especially fun when, like Helen Drake, you have 100 years to look back on.

Helen Drake celebrated her 100th birthday this afternoon surround by her friends and family. Drake told the hundreds in attendance that she feels blessed to be able to live such a long and fulfilled life. When asked how she managed to stay so young at heart she said it's all about staying involved.

"Every year of my life I've been involved in some sort of community work," Drake explains.

Drake's family members say it isn't just involvement that has kept Helen so young, it's also good family genes. Helen's father lived to be 105

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