Thomas Follette and Helene Linenthal each marked their 102nd birthdays with cake, music and reminiscing at Arbor Terrace in Gardiner.

Follette, a resident of Arbor Terrace since 2013 and a truck driver prior to retiring, had a long-time wish fulfilled when he was given the opportunity to ride in a tractor trailer to commemorate his over-a-century of birthdays.

Linenthal, a newly-arrived resident of Arbor Terrace, spent WWII driving an ambulance for the Red Cross and traveled the world, including pre-revolution Cuba.

For more information about Arbor Terrace, a non-profit assisted living facility that is part of MCD Communities, visit

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