She is 107 years old!

  • Posted Sept. 26, 2007 by Miclaud Viewed 602 times

La doyenne de Sainte-Anne (Martinique), surnommée « Manman Doudou », vient de célébrer son 107ème anniversaire. Elle est née le 21 septembre 1900. L'année dernière elle était encore capable d’entonner avec entrain quelques vieilles – très vieilles - chansons et se prêter au jeu des « tim-tim » (devinettes). Elle est capable de parler de Napoléon Bonaparte comme si elle avait vécu à la même époque que lui.
Cette année, elle est un peu fatiguée. Samedi dernier, nous avons trinqué à sa santé avec ses fils, sa petite-fille, et trois de ses arrière-petits-enfants.

The dean of Sainte-Anne (Martinique), nicknamed “Manman Doudou”, has just celebrated her 107th birthday. She was born on September 21st, 1900. Last year she was still capable of intoning with spirit some old - very old - songs and to play “tim-tim” (traditional riddles). She is able to tell about Napoleon Bonaparte, as if she had lived at the same time that he.This year, she is a little tired. Last Saturday, we drank with her two sons, her granddaughter and three of her great-grandsons.

From left to right: Georges (son) and wife, Guy (son), Aminata (my daughter), Andrée (granddaughter), Anne-Eva (junior mayor) and the 3 great-grandsons.

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    • # Jon

      what a great story!

      congratulations to her and all luck enough to be in her family

      2007.09.26 Reply Cancel

    • # Colin

      Congratulations to the "wise woman". 107 and doing well. It would be wonderful, to listen to her stories of her life experiences,,,,,,,,so much to learn from!!

      2007.09.26 Reply Cancel

    • # Nadoune

      Avec ton beau sourire et ton beau visage!!!
      Tous mes respects à toi,Manman Doudou,joyeux anniversaire!!!!
      Merci Miclaud !!

      2007.09.25 Reply Cancel

    • # Jendayee

      If she can keep on fine I wish her to enjoy some more !
      Love these old wise ones who can tell so many stories.... (even if I'm not a big fan of Nap).... :))))

      2007.09.25 Reply Cancel

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