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Ojai senior gets to 'Root' of longevity

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Frances Root

 

Lenny Roberts, Special to the Ojai Valley News
Frances Root is in one very elite club and is about to join another. She is one of fewer than 50,000 Americans who have survived two pandemics and is about to turn 102 years old. She was born April 29,1918, when Woodrow Wilson was halfway through his second term as president, seven months before the end of World War I.

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