Bethlehem native Minnie Poulton turns 106, feels 80

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Published: Oct 01 2013 10:15:55 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 02 2013 11:30:06 AM EDT

How does it feel to be 106 years young?

Bethlehem native Minnie Poulton has the answer.

"The same that it did at any other time. I don't feel like 106. I feel more like in the 80s," she said.

Minnie celebrated her birthday with family and friends at Weston Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Hellertown.

Poulton tells 69 News she remembers a time before there was electricity in homes and recalls when the first automobiles started hitting the roads.

Family and friends have thrown a big birthday party for Minnie every year since she turned 100.