She was born the year the Titanic sank and Fenway Park opened, and on Wednesday Margaret Smith celebrated her 104th birthday.
Along with some Bingo, Smith enjoyed a special party at the retirement home in Glastonbury where she lives.
After being serenaded with “Happy Birthday” wishes, she had some well-deserved cake and enjoyed flowers and gifts. She said the party was quite the surprise.
"They usually say that women blabber right, but I never heard a word about this thing. Nobody ever said 'oh you’re going to get a surprise' or something. They were quiet. But I didn't think they were going to go this far,” Smith said.
As for what keeps her going, her advice is simple—just keep breathing and never grow up.
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