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A Tucson woman celebrates her 100th birthday

Posted at 5:36 PM, Jan 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-23 19:36:20-05

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A Tucson woman turned 100-years-old today.

Maria Badilla celebrated her 100th birthday today and she said that she has experienced a lot during that past century.

Badilla grew up as one of 12 children and a few of her siblings are still alive.

She was married in 1934 and said she was a hard worker all of her life.

At one point, she said that she sold cheese and milk to make a living.

Badilla now lives with her daughter.