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February 19, 2012 12:00 AM

Hard work, education and faith got her to 104

The year was 1908. William H. Taft was president, 14 percent of homes had bathtubs, 8 percent had telephones, the average life expectancy was 47 years, 6 percent of all Americans graduated from high school and two of every 10 adults could not read or write.

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