“Secret Is Tequila”: Woman Celebrates Her 101 Birthday with Beer, Dancing
At age 101, Mary Flip has concluded that the secret to a long life is the famed drink, tequila. The famed artist has been privileged to live through multiple wars, the Great Depression, and bore six kids.
The hilarious old woman celebrated her birthday with her favourite beer, Guinness, and some dancing. A 101-year-old woman, Mary Flip, has declared the secret to her long life as the famous drink from Mexico, Tequila.
ABC Live News reports that Flip has been privileged to live through multiple wars, the Great Depression, and bore six kids. The centurian is still very witty and humorous despite her age. “How do you feel, ma?” Mary Flip’s daughter asked on her birthday. “With my hand,” she replied, chuckling.
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Born on November 2, 1921, Flip spent her childhood living in Illinois and lost her sister and mother very early in life. She was her family’s sole survivor at only 15 years old. Got married at 18 in Mexico. At 18, she moved to Mexico, got married, and became a rancher, living a quiet life.
She later moved to Chicago when she got pregnant with her first child and switched careers again to become a legendary artist recognized by the Chicago School of Art. “I really like to draw. And I was able to figure out that things change even as you’re drawing them. So, I was able to develop and make them look real. It took time but I had nothing else to do except raise a bunch of kids,” Flip said.
Flip celebrated her birthday with her favorite beer, Guinness, and some dancing. “Oh, I’ll get up on the table,” Flip said laughing.