Bingo Caller Turns 100

Cecily Gauson who's just turned 100 maintains that her retirement is “out of the question”. Keep calling bingo three times a week. From New South Wales, she was born on New Year's Day in 1910 and she's perfectly healthy and full of energy.

The centenarian has received a huge birthday cake with 100 candles. Cecily has had some sad times in her life. Her dad died during the 1917's flu pandemic and she lost her husband from radiation sickness after he's served in the 50's during nuclear testing in Maralinga. She keep thinking that her husband's death should never happened, she mentioned “I think war is a terrible thing. There shouldn't ever be wars.”

Ms Gauson is completely sure that the secret to live healthy so long is having a good breakfast and not smoking. She said “I'd a beautiful sister and I'm the only one left and I'm the only one who didn't smoke.”. But, one thing keeping her going is her love for the bingo. The centenarian still enjoys being a bingo caller even if she's been doing it for 40 years now. She said “I think I've a bit of fun with them. I'll toss in a few jokes in the meantime and we'll have a laugh.”. “I think laughter is the best medicine for anything.”