100-Year-Old-Woman Sees the Ocean for First Time
Helen Regan - TIME
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November 23, 2014

Her birthday wish was to go to the beach (Associated Press)

Ruby Holt had one wish for her 101st birthday: to see the ocean for the very first time.

She had spent most of her life working on a farm and raising four children in rural Tennessee and could never afford to take a 400-mile trip to the coast, the Associated Press reports.

But when Holt’s assisted-living center got in contact with the Wish of a Lifetime organization she was whisked away on an all-expenses-paid trip to the Gulf of Mexico.

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