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Centenarian twins put age down to top veg

By Western Daily Press  |  Posted: May 07, 2014

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Two of Britain's oldest identical twins have turned 100 and say their remarkable longevity is rooted – in their dad's homegrown vegetables. Doris and Freda Latham were born just minutes apart on May 5, 1914, just a few months before the outbreak of the First World War. They had four younger sisters who all lived into their 90s; two are still alive. Doris and Freda marked their milestone with a party in Barnstaple, Devon, with five generations present.

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  • Free2opine  |  May 07 2014, 10:40AM

    Crumbs, the chances of both twins surviving to reach the grand age of 100 is something like 1 in 700 million. Good luck to the pair of them.

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