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Running the Polo Liquor Store has become a family endeavor. Charlotte (second from left) started the store with her husband, George, 65 years ago and retired only a month ago. Her son Richard (left) practically grew up there and helps out from time to time, and her granddaughter Jodi (right) and her fiancé Tom Romundstad are taking over as new owners. Wendy Johnson/Pine Journal

Gramma Polo retires ... at age 90! (unedited version)

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At the age of 90, Charlotte Polo was still working three 14-hour days a week at the family liquor store in Scanlon, staying up until midnight, and munching on chocolates whenever she felt like it. During the month or so since she retired, not a whole lot has changed - except that she's no longer putting in 14-hour days at the store.


"This is truly Super Mom," bragged her son, Richard.

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