Dorothy Adair at her 105th birthday celebration, held a little early on Friday at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre. She’s 55+ all right, almost twice over! (Photo by Pete Cavanaugh)

Chemainus woman reaches landmark 105th birthday

Dorothy Adair, born in 1914, has witnessed a great deal of things during her lifetime

Don Bodger

The Courier

Dorothy Adair, born in 1914, has witnessed a great deal of things during her lifetime

 

Dorothy Adair had her hair done nicely and was wearing a lovely dress for her 105th birthday celebration. (Photo by Pete Cavanaugh)

It was a landmark occasion, as Dorothy Adair celebrated her 105th birthday Friday with family and friends, and many people she doesn’t even know. (Photo by Pete Cavanaugh)

Very few people can say they’ve ever made it to 105 years old, but Dorothy Adair of Chemainus can. (Photo by Pete Cavanaugh)

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