ALLENTOWN, Pa. - A Lehigh Valley woman is passing along more than 100 years of wisdom to a younger generation.
Students at William Allen High School wrote letters to Esther Groller, inviting her to come speak to their class, and Friday -- on her 103rd birthday -- she did just that.
Esther told the class what it was like growing up in Jim Thorpe, Carbon Co., decades ago. She said she had to walk miles and take a rowboat just to get to school.
Esther also shared her secret to living a long life.
"Well, to be 103, like I said, drink black coffee, no smoking and no drinking," she said.
Esther also told the students that it's important for them to obey their parents and do as they're told.
Allentown, PA 18102
- Lehigh Valley 69 News