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Kindergartners listen to 100-year-old Olive Roome as she tells them about what it was like when she was their age. (Republican Eagle photo by John R. Russett)

100 years on 100th day

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Sunnyside kindergarten students had an experience 100 years in the making Wednesday morning.

When Olive Roome was introduced to the crowd of students — celebrating their 100th day of school — seated quietly on the floor of a Sunnyside classroom, a sound of amazement, mixed with slight disbelief, rose as they heard she was 100 years old.

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