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Looking forward to life at age 102

Maxine Smith celebrates 102st birthday
Posted at 5:39 PM, Jun 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-15 21:34:44-04

Happy birthday to someone who knows how to celebrate a birthday. After all, she's had 102 of them.

Maxine Smith and her friends celebrated her birthday today at Enlivant Foothills Place Senior Living on North Swan.

Maxine says she's lived in Tucson since she was 18-months old. 

She says she hadn't thought much about turning 102, but after some reflection, she thinks that age may be a lot of fun.

'I've been here an awfully long time. Why the Lord's leaving me so long. He must have some use for me somewhere."

Maxine Smith says she doesn't understand why people complain about Tucson's heat. 

She thinks it helped her health.