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February 24, 2012
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45 join 90-plus

It wasn't very long ago when Margaret Olesen thought her 85-year-old mother was old. The Gardnerville resident had a change of heart Wednesday when she herself was inducted into the 90-Plus Club at the Douglas County Senior Center.

"I don't feel 90. I feel about 80 which is old enough," she said. "My mom was 85 and my dad was 79. I thought my mom was old."

Olesen joined 44 other new members at this year's birthday party, and became part of a club that boasts 195 members. The annual party began in 1997 with 16 founding members.

"It's amazing …

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