I Guess It's Never Too Late
Who says life stops at 102?
On her second year past the century mark, Clara Cowell has given in to her family and agreed to quit smoking. The British mother of four, grandmother to nine, great grandmother to 12, and great great grandmother to four conceded that after puffing on some 60,000 cigarettes, falling ash has become a risk to her health. But could it backfire?
"The secret to mum's long life is a cigarette and a cup of tea with whisky," says her 69-year-old daughter. "That and hard work and poverty. She's an inspiration."
Photo courtesy of the Lancashire Evening Post.