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Manx-born Elvira Clark turns 106

Councillor Debbie Pitts and reporter Dollin Mercer with Elvira Clark

Island's oldest resident celebrates birthday

The woman believed to be the oldest resident of the Island is now 106 years old!

A party was thrown today (18 Sept) for Elvira Clark at the Ellan Vannin Residential Home in Douglas, where she lives.

Elvie was joined by droves of well-wishers, including friends and special guests including the Mayor of Douglas, Debbie Pitts.

The birthday girl reminisced about her childhood and gave a clue living a long and healthy life:

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