Woman, 102, Says Secret To Long Life Is ‘Don’t Diet, Eat!’

CHERRY HILL, NJ (CBS) — A woman in Cherry Hill, New Jersey is celebrating a milestone birthday.

Concetta Talucci turned 102-year-old on Friday.

Family and friends threw a big party for her at a Cherry Hill assisted living community.

Talucci was born in 1914 and says the secret to her longevity is “just don’t diet!”

She continued, “Eat! Eat everything you see… but not overeat.”

Talucci said earlier in life she worked as a glass blower and also in the emergency room of a hospital.

Her 99-year-old younger sister joined her at her party.

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