Through 19 presidents, and 2 world wars, the centenarian’s secret: ‘Learn to adapt’
Rowena Pickens laughs easily. At 101 years old (Rowena turns 102 this Friday, Christmas Eve), why waste time doing anything else? As she says, she “has had a good, full life,” but she doesn’t show any signs of slowing down any time soon either.
Theodore Roosevelt was president when she was born; 18 more presidents have been elected since.
Born in Milford, Ohio on Dec. 24, 1908, Rowena was just like many other children. The exception was having a birthday so close to Christmas. Read More»