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103-year-old woman credits 'hard work and good food' for long life

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When Bernice McFarlane was born none of the following had been invented: zippers, traffic lights, penicillin, ballpoint pens, nylon stockings or milk cartons.


Most women washed their hair only once a month and used Borax or egg yolks for shampoo. The average worker made between $200 and $400 per year, but sugar only cost four cents a pound and eggs were just 14 cents a dozen.

William Howard Taft was the 27th president of the United States.

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