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Keith Norman / The Sun Myrtle Henderson sits next to a storage cabinet of embroidery floss at her Heritage Centre apartment Friday. Henderson celebrates her 102nd birthday today. She does embroidery work on dish cloths as a hobby.

‘Nothing to fuss about’; Henderson, 102 today, keeps busy

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In more than a century of life, Myrtle Henderson has lost two husbands and a daughter. She has also lived through the Great Depression, the drought of the Dirty ’30s and numerous unnamed economic downturns.


Despite the hardships, she remains an independent and happy lady. Henderson celebrates her 102nd birthday today.

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