Cardullo, 109, will celebrate first birthday on May 20

Cardullo, 109, will celebrate first birthday on May 20

Lillian Cardullo, center, will celebrate her 110th birthday on May 20. Joining Cardullo for a visit at the Crest Nursing Centre are, from left, her son Peter Cardullo, grandson Andrew Cardullo, and son Robert Cardullo.

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ORTH PROVIDENCE - For 109 years straight, Lillian Cardullo celebrated her birthday on May 21. The date was as much a part of her as her wedding anniversary or the days her children were born.

This year, for the first time in the life of one of the state's oldest residents, Cardullo will celebrate her 110th birthday on May 20, an unexpected switch Cardullo says she's still having trouble believing is real.


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