Metro Detroit woman celebrates 100th birthday after beating COVID
A Metro Detroit woman turned 100 Sunday shortly after she had beaten coronavirus. For her 100th birthday, Stargell knew he had to make it special. “I had to be very careful about going down to the nursing home with this stuff going around,” Stargell said. “I wanted to do something big because reaching 100 is huge,” said Molina Healthcare senior engagement specialist Elizabeth Crenshaw. “It was terrifying because the time that she got it, I had been very very careful,” Stargell said.
River Rouge celebrates 100th birthday of woman living through her second global pandemic
RIVER ROUGE, Mich. River Rouge celebrated the 100th birthday of a woman who is living through the second global pandemic of her lifetime. Five years ago, Dora Smith earned her high school diploma at 95 years old. While she expected to have a few people drive by, she didnt expect to hear the sirens and honking horns that made their way down Chestnut Street in River Rouge. The celebration included the mayors of River Rouge and Ecorse -- her former city. Now that shes reached her goals of getting her high school diploma and reaching 100 years old, Smith talked about whats next.