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And the 11th annual parade went off without a hitch

It may be short but it sure doesn't lack in energy: the South Perry Parade is just over and the street is open again. Between firetrucks and politicians, little kids on decorated bikes and a few classic cars was grand marshal Wille Earthman - or Mother Earthman as neigbors call her - who has lived a great part of her life just off South Perry Street and just turned 102 years old. The bright red Mustang convertible Earthman was riding in stopped at the intersection of 10th Avenue and Perry, so the crowd could sing her 'Happy Birthday.'

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Pia Hallenberg covers everything going on in the South Perry neighborhood, where she lives.




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