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Glendale woman celebrates 108th birthday

January 24, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A Glendale woman, who's older than the city where she lives, celebrated a special birthday Monday. Friends and family gathered to help Florence Tuckman celebrate her 108th birthday, where she shared the secret of her long life.

"If you're happy, everybody around you is happy," said Tuckman. "And that's the key I think."

Some special guests turned out to mark the occasion at the Elms Convalescent Nursing Home where Tuckman lives.

She was born in 1903, three years before Glendale was incorporated as a city.