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‘Always wear a hat to church’ and other advice from local 105-year-old for long, successful life

At age 105, Juanita Mitchell still pays great attention to detail in fashion. Returning from a road trip to Wisconsin, she arrived home in a festive sweater dress complemented with sparkly shoes and coordinated jewelry. Her sense of style is one thing she’s always been known for. Mitchell, of Flossmoor, celebrated her Dec.15 birthday with a gathering of family and friends at a local country club, looking spry and many years younger than her birth certificate indicates.

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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