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102-Year-Old Woman Isn't About to Let Anyone Else Change the Oil on Her 82-Year-Old Car

BY RELEVANT CURRENT / NATION September 17, 2012

They don’t make ’em like they used to. Margaret Dunning of Plymouth, Mich., has been driving the same 1930 Packard 740 Roadster since ’49, and still, at 102-years-old, would rather get under the hood and do her own upkeep than pay some pimple-faced amateur a fifth of her age to handle it for her. She got her first driver’s license 90-years-ago by manipulating the legal system as a 12-year-old, and hasn’t stopped driving since (even learned a few tricks from a young Henry Ford, who worked with her grandfather.) And she can defend her decisions. “I love the old cars,” she told the Beacon Journal. “I love the smell of gasoline. It runs in my veins.” Single file, fellas. She has yet to marry …

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