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By Erin Mathews
Salina Journal 

Kansas woman inspires at age 108


GOODLAND, Kan. (AP) — Fortunately, Margaret Bauman has never minded telling people how old she is. She's been doing it for more than a century.

Bauman, 108, is surely a contender for oldest living Kansan and no doubt has spent more years in Sherman County than anyone else.

"She's the oldest person that we know and love," said Cindy Pletcher, one of several local people who assist Bauman with whatever she needs. "Margaret is an inspiration to all who meet her. People in our town care so much about Margaret."

Sitting in the kitchen of her Goodland home recently — where the Happy Birthday!...

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