Syrian woman celebrates 110th birthday
A Syrian woman Wasila Ali Qaddour, known as Um Hassan, celebrated her 110th birthday in January in her hometown village in Syria's northwestern governorate of Idleb, the official SANA news agency reported on Monday.
Wasila is still blessed with good health and does her housework. The people of her town call her "the memory of the village" or the oldest grandmother with 100 grandsons. They consider her a historical reference for the writers and historians of the village, the report said, Xinhua reported.
The long-lived lady has a good memory, remembering old popular lyrics and folk songs.
She can talk her childhood story clearly such as how she was walking barefooted with her mother when the French occupation forces gathered the people of the village to force them to give information about the revolutionists and their relatives, SANA said.
Vegetables are her basic food. She doesn't eat meat except at the religious and social events. Moreover, She even can fast in the Ramadan.