This lady is my hero. She went back to college at age 102, and she can change the oil and spark plugs on a vintage car too. Take note of the start procedure she went through to make riot go.
Margaret Dunning died this past Sunday while
visiting in California. She was born on June 26,
1910 in Redford Township, Michigan. Had she lived
until July 26 she would have been 105 years old!
Her death doesn’t make her interesting, her life
does. She got her first driver’s license when was
12 years old, spent her first 13 years on the dairy
and potato farm owned by her father until her dad
died, and had Henry Ford for a neighbor.
She and her mother moved off the farm and later
ended up in Plymouth, Michigan where she attended
the same country school that had educated her father.
She went to a private school, came back to graduate
from Plymouth High School, attended the
University of Michigan and then the Hamilton
Business School in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
She liked tinkering with old cars and worked for
a short time at the Phoenix…
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