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Tuesday, January 31, 2006

98-Year-Old Man Turns 100 Next Month

From The Bismarck (N. D.) Tribune:

Bismarck man finds he's a little older than he thought

The Associated Press - Monday, January 30, 2006

BISMARCK, N.D. — Leo Goll Sr. found out he's older than he thought.

Goll was set to celebrate his 99th birthday next month. But his niece recently stumbled upon family information that verified that Goll will be 100 on Feb. 19.

"My niece got a hold of the Bible my folks had," Goll said. "All the children were listed, and it said I was born in 1906 instead of 1907."

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"It doesn't feel that good to find out you're a year older," Goll said. "I would've much rather found out I was a year younger."

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