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Hulda Rossum has been writing for most of her life, and almost always has a pencil and pad by her bed in case she wakes up in the middle of the night with an idea for a poem. (Echo Press photo by Caroline Roers)

Creative hands, a loving heart and a lifetime of memories

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In the past 92 years, 16 presidents have been through office, more than three major wars have taken place, and a Great Depression crippled the nation.


While some people only read about these life changing events, 92-year-old Hulda Rossum of Brandon has lived them.

"I guess I've lived so long by just eating right and not smoking or drinking, but I am so thankful that even at my age I have no aches or pains," she said.

Hulda lives in Brandon with her husband, Charlie.

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