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Meet Janet May, Alabama's 93-year-old B&B hostess


GREENSBORO, Ala. (AP) — As Melissa May Lemmon tromps through a nature trail maintained by her brother, Thad May, she expertly ducks to avoid spider webs and navigates narrow bridges she has crossed since she was a little girl. After circling the 14-acre pond — the other day, she took a kayak out in it for the first time — she emerges alongside a stand of longleaf pines her grandfather planted, into a field where her grandmother used to count cows as they came home every evening. Melissa picks up a smooth, flat "pancake rock," the kind she collected here as a child. Now she saves these...

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