Britain’s oldest leap year baby celebrates 25th birthday

Has the 29th February got you confused, excited for the Olympics or proposing? Spare a thought for the woman who’s celebrating her 100th birthday…and her 25th

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Britain’s oldest leap year baby is celebrating two birthdays today, turning 100 and 25 at the same time.

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Margaret Ware, who was born on the 29th February 1912, has only seen 25 official birthdays due to her leap year birth. But, with a letter from the Queen to prove it, she’s actually 100 years old.

With three children, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren it would have been quite a feat for 25 years of age. But this groovy granny seems to have a spring in her step, posing for pics in the Daily Mail surrounded by 25 embossed birthday decorations.

As if turning 100 – and 25 (boy, isn’t this getting confusing!) wasn’t enough of a reason to celebrate, with four years to wait for her next official birthday, let’s hope Margaret has a right good knees up!

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