10 Mar Letters of Legacy
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Thanie’s circumference was that of a No.2 pencil. She was narrow, lean, and quietly feisty. Those last two words don’t seem to jive, but then you’ve never met Mrs. McEuen of East Broadway Street.
Thanie lived 97 1/2 years, that in itself takes a tank full of feisty. And, get this, she never had a hospital stay, stitches, or surgery, until she was 95 when she broke her hip. She also never wore slacks, because she insisted they were men’s clothing. To live almost 100 years and never don jeans or a jaunty pair of jammies, c’mon, that takes some kind of spunk…