A resident of Great Britain celebrated her 100th birthday and revealed the secret of longevity. This is reported by Wakefield Express.
Barbara Bates was born on November 13, 1922. After leaving school, she went to work as a clerk at a mill. Beist married in 1942 and had a daughter. “One child was enough! Of course, Margaret would have wanted a brother or sister, but my mother was one of 11 children. There were more than enough relatives, ”the pensioner joked.
For the last 25 years of her career, the woman worked in the council of the city of Wakesfield, West Yorkshire, where she lives today. She retired in 1981. The woman named her favorite alcoholic drink as the reason for her longevity. “I have always been supported by a drop of whiskey. I liked to add a little whiskey, for example, to water, ”said Bates.
20 relatives came to congratulate the centenarian on her anniversary, including her three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Shortly before the anniversary, Bates received a postcard from King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla.
It was previously reported that a long-liver from the United States celebrated its 100th anniversary in the arms of strippers. A special party for a man was arranged by his daughter.