Woman Celebrating 110th Birthday Shares Secret to Longevity: 'A Kick in the Pants' - NBC New York

Woman Celebrating 110th Birthday Shares Secret to Longevity: 'A Kick in the Pants'

"Trust in the Lord and give yourself a kick in the pants and get going"

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    110-Year-Old Woman Shares Secret To Life

    A woman in Illinois recently celebrated her 110th birthday and she's sharing her secret to a long life. WREX's Andi Tenbarge reports. (Published Monday, Feb. 5, 2018)

    An Illinois woman who recently turned 110 is sharing her secret to a long life.

    Stella Lennox was born on January 31, 1908, and she told NBC affiliate WREX that time has flown by.

    So, what's the secret to living a long healthy life?

    "Trust in the Lord and give yourself a kick in the pants and get going," says Stella.

    It's a phrase she says helped her make her way from North Dakota to Chicago to become a registered nurse at the Cook County Hospital. Not only that, she says it also helped her live through the Great Depression and World War II.

    Read more here.