99-year-old woman leads bowling team

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Mildred Bowie, 99, helps lead her bowling team, the 'Golden Nuggets,' in Baton Rouge, La.

A group of women are striking down the notion you have to slow down with old age with a weekly bowling league.

The "Golden Nuggets" in Baton Rouge, La. are headed by their fearless leader, 99-year-old Mildred Bowie.

Her average score is 119.

"I started bowling really 43 years ago when my granddaughter was 3," Bowie said.

She's been bowling for three hours a week for the past few decades and she says it has kept her young.

"I play bridge three times, I have a pokeno club, I work in my church, I'm pretty busy for a 100 year old," Bowie joked.

Bowie, who still drives, also credits her longevity to her faith and her friends.
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