Nursing home hosts ‘century march’ for 100-year-olds

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100 years is a crowning achievement and a good excuse for the parade of the century at Good Samaritan Society – Windom in Minnesota.

“This is our one king,” Lindsey O’Brien, Society activities supervisor, says as she puts a sash and crown on resident Leo Mau.

The 102-year-old is one of nine residents turning 100 or more this year. All are celebrating with a special march.

First, you have to look the part.

“Do I look OK?” resident Dorothy Gulbrandson (102) says with uncertainty in her voice.

Lindsey, outfitting everyone with their royal attire, quickly replies, “You look gorgeous. I promise.”

Society turning 100

The residents aren’t the only ones reaching the century mark and beyond in 2022.