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By Ruth Haferkamp
Special to the Village News 

Betsy Phillips is 104 and counting

 

Last updated 5/13/2021 at 9:48am

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Fallbrook resident Betsy Phillips celebrates her 104th birthday May 13.

It is almost incomprehensible that four years ago I was visiting Betsy Phillips for the very first time to interview her on the occasion of the preparations for her 100th birthday, May 13, 2017. When Betsy and I spoke on the phone to set up an appointment for yet another interview to acknowledge her 104th year, she and I confirmed with one another that we had both received our second COVID-19 vaccinations.

The day arrived and Betsy greeted me warmly into her home; the difference was, I felt like I was being welcomed as an old friend.

As I entered Betsy's home, a beautiful piece of music was...



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