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     March 7, 2019      #18-66 sdj
 
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Agnes Gresen celebrated her 104th birthday on Monday by playing bingo through the Bourbonnais Township Park District at the Bourbonnais Municipal Center.

How do you reach 104? 'Stay busy'

¿Cómo llegas 104? 'Permanece ocupada'

Agnes Gresen was 2 years old when the 1918 flu pandemic swept across the globe, killing her mother and another 50 to 100 million people.

Tuesday, the longtime Bradley resident celebrated her 104th birthday with her 12-year-old Chihuahua, Tobey, and nephew, Brian Miller, whom she lives with in Kankakee.

Gresen was born March 5, 1915, on a farm in Danforth. Two years later, the flu pandemic infected her parents and four siblings in the final year of World War I.

“We all had the flu,” Gresen said. “We were all in bed and had two nurses. We all survived besides my mom. She was ...

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Agnes Gresen celebrated her 104th birthday on Monday by playing bingo through the Bourbonnais Township Park District at the Bourbonnais Municipal Center.
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