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By STEPHANIE THOMPSON
People Editor 

Queen for a day

100 year old celebrates birthday

 

Star photo by Stephanie Thompson

Sue Cordova gives Lillian Sanders a big hug for her birthday. Cordova was just one of many guests to visit with Sanders on Saturday at her 100th birthday party.

Over the last 100 years, Lillian Sanders has seen a lot of changes.

On May 3, Sanders turned 100 and she celebrated it on Saturday with a small party at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center.

Sanders was excited as family members and friends came in to give her a hug and visit with her. She didn't even have time for cupcakes, punch or to try any light snacks while she was busy shaking hands and hugging people.

She was wearing a crown, sash and a fur-lined robe as she greeted her guests with a queen-like wave.

"You're only 100 once," she said.

Even though Sadners was asked numerous ti...



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