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99 Years Young 

Lucienne Dionne Cloutier, of Old Town, will celebrate her 100th birthday, June 24, 2009. Today at the state house Mrs. Cloutier was recognized for her upcoming milestone. She was born in Quebec and came to Maine at the age of 3. She became a United States Citizen at 37 years of age. Mrs. Cloutier and her husband, Nelson, had 4 children and Mrs. Cloutier has 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Cloutier has been active in her community and is a valued volunteer at Holy Family Parish in Old Town. She is a charter member of the Old Town Senior Citizens’ Club, she enjoys playing in Keno tournaments and she walks a quarter mile every day. Cloutier says the secret to having a happy, healthy long life is to be kind to yourself and those around you, eat right and exercise.