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Local woman turns 102

By Christina Jensen
Published On: Mar 18 2013 06:47:37 PM CDT
Updated On: Mar 18 2013 07:31:07 PM CDT

A local woman turned 102 years old Monday and celebrated with family and friends.


A local woman turned 102-years-old Monday and celebrated with family and friends.

Phyllis Wood, of Idaho Falls, lives at the Gables Assisted Living Center, where her birthday party was held. Her children and a few residents were there to celebrate with her.

She said appreciating every day you have with the people around you is the secret to long life.

"Its been a rocky road, but its been a fun life. Golly, it's been a fun life," said Wood.

Wood has four children and 17 grandchildren.