My hero

August 29, 2007

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You can’t help but love this story:  Centenarian celebrates her birthday by, ahem, smoking

DEFIANT smoker Winnie Langley celebrates reaching 100 yesterday — by lighting her 170,000th cigarette from a candle on her birthday cake.

She started having a puff an incredible 93 years ago aged seven — just after the First World War broke out in June 1914. She has got through five a day ever since.

Kids, please don’t take this as an endorsement for smoking. Remember, you could end up like this guy.

(h/t Fox News)

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2 Responses to “My hero”

  1. KevinQC Says:

    Imagine how long she could live if she’d never puffed a ciggie!

  2. John in IL Says:

    Too funny. I should add that she said she “never inhaled”.


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