Doreetha Daniels has done so much in her lifetime, having lived through a bunch of wars, evolving technologies and substantial societal progress.
But now, the 99-year-old is checking one more thing off her long list of incredible experiences: graduating college!
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On Friday, Doreetha received her associate's degree in social sciences from College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, CA.
She admitted that it seems strange to pursue higher education at this age, saying:
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We're completely speechless!
great-grandma daredevil absolutely stunned us when she went sky diving with four generations of her family the other day.
The adventurous granny, Marie Kimmey, was inspired to perform the risky stunt after she went for a ride on her grandson-in-law's motorcycle and found herself disappointed when he wouldn't exceed 90 MPH.
Kimmey's granddaughter explained:
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Color us impressed!
A 127 year old woman from Mexico, Leandra Becerra Lumbreras , revealed her secrets to a long life in a recent interview.
In the unbelievable vid, Leandra credits her long life to eating chocolate, sleeping a lot, and not getting married.
Ha, sounds like a pretty simple (and enjoyable) regimen to us!
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This is a twist we didn’t see coming!
We’ve been hearing stories from the O.C. about mysterious porcelain dolls that have been placed on the doorsteps of little girls’ homes… and it was creeping parents out because the dolls even looked like the girls!
As if the dolls aren't creepy anyway!
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More like I <3 NYPD!
The New York Police Department shared this photo on their Facebook page on Thursday of a police officer helping a woman across the street.
The pavement may be icy, but this Boy Scout is making our hearts melt!
When asked about the photo, the policeman in question, Officer Meyers of the 71st precinct, said:
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Who said this 105-year-old woman actually WANTED to live to 105?? Maybe she just has an uncontrollable love for bacon??
LOLz! Obvs we're joking — making it to 105 is a HUGE success! What's even better is that Pearl Cantrell says she owes it all to the food-that-goes-with everything: bacon!
Here's what she said:
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We're so glad nobody was hurt.
And because nobody was hurt…LOLOLOLOLOLOLOL!!!!!
This old woman really just drove her into the park pool! LOLOL!!!!
Wow! She has such a positive attitude on it all too. We love it!
Hey girl we're ride in that cab with you!!
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