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BLACK WOMAN IN VIRGINIA CELEBRATES 110TH BIRTHDAY AND BECOMES 6TH LIVING PERSON IN AMERICA TO REACH MILESTONE

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BLACK WOMAN IN VIRGINIA CELEBRATES 110TH BIRTHDAY AND BECOMES 6TH LIVING PERSON IN AMERICA TO REACH MILESTONE

by Charlene Rhinehart via https://www.blackenterprise.com/

Virginia grandma Viola Brown just reached a milestone that few people see: celebrating her 110th birthday.

On October 4, Brown joined the exclusive club of supercentenarians — a list of people who have lived to see their 110th birthday. David Weiss, Chairman of Clarke County Board of Supervisors, proclaimed October 4 as “Viola Roberts Lampkin Brown Day.” He also presented Brown with a certificate at her birthday celebration.

“Over the course of more than a century, Viola Roberts Lampkin Brown has witnessed Clarke County’s progress and growth, which reflects the growth of our nation, and she has made extraordinary memories that are woven into her unique narrative of American history,” the proclamation said. “Centenarian Viola Roberts Lampkin Brown, who still lives in her Josephine Street home where she maintains a daily routine that includes spiritual..

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