Rockford woman celebrates 107th birthday with parade party

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A Rockford woman celebrated her 107th birthday on Tuesday.

Doris’s birthday was different this year due to COVID-19. Festivities included a parade of cars, balloons, and colorful ‘happy birthday’ signs.

Loved ones dropped off flowers and tasty treats for the celebration. The birthday girl shared what is helping her live a long, happy life.

“I think I had a good beginning and I tried to do my best to eat right and I do exercise and keep going,” Doris said.

Doris says she’s going to continue the celebration by sharing cake and ice cream with her friends in the retirement home.

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