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Lois Stearns, 100
"I'm glad to be able to vote at all"
Born July 1916 in Ashland, PA
Taught school until she retired
Met Eleanor Roosevelt—twice
Proudly received 100th birthday letter from President Obama (pictured)
At 81, eloped from retirement home to marry 76-year-old second husband
Two children (from earlier marriage)
"When I started to vote, you had to be 21. Now it's only 18. I think it was Roosevelt, one of his times. He was four times, you know. I turned 21 in 1937, so I could vote in the next one. I got a job at Fairview High School in West Virginia, and that's where I voted."
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