ELKHART — At 100, Leora Martin has seen a lot – and survived.

The Elkhart trooper has survived cervical cancer and, just last year, pneumonia. She also lived independently until she was 99 and has lived through World War II and the Great Depression.

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Finally! An uplifting news story! Happy birthday to you Leora:)

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