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Florence Green (left) receives a birthday cake from LAC Hannah Shaw on behalf of the Royal Air Force at Mrs. Green's home in King's Lynn, England, on Feb. 19, 2011, Mrs. Green's 110th birthday anniversary. (AP Photo/Sac Chris Hill/U.K. Ministry of Defense)
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Florence Green (left) receives a birthday cake from LAC Hannah Shaw on behalf of the Royal Air Force at Mrs. Green's home in King's Lynn, England, on Feb. 19, 2011, Mrs. Green's 110th birthday anniversary. (AP Photo/Sac Chris Hill/U.K. Ministry of Defense)

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