Agnes Fenton will turn 110 Aug. 8.
For such a long life, she has very simple advice to give anyone hoping for many years ahead.
As reported on Northjersey.com, she gives most of the credit to booze.
She told ABC that her only serious health problem was a long-ago benign tumor and that the doctor discharged her with one word of advice.
"He said, 'Agnes, you must drink three Miller High Lifes a day.' "
"So Aggie's enjoyed three beers and a shot of scotch every day for almost 70 years," the ABC correspondent marveled.
Fenton prefers Johnnie Walker Blue Label, the top-shelf stuff.
"Each of our centenarians has their different secrets," said Stacy Andersen, a project manager with the New England Centenarian Study. "If Agnes feels hers is alcohol, maybe it is, but certainly we don't find that to be consistent across all our centenarians."
She didn't say her century-plus long life was only brought to her by keg after keg of sweet Miller beer. She also thanked the high and mighty.
"When I was 100 years old, I went to the mirror to thank God that I was still here. And I thank him every morning," she said in a voice one must strain to hear. She sat in a wheelchair at the kitchen table in her green-shingled, Cape Cod-style home near Route 4.
When you get older than 90, every minute of the day is Miller Time.
So if you want a long life, shoot for the moon.
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