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Meet Lela Parker: A soon to be Knoxville centenarian

POWELL, Tenn. (WATE) - It's not every day you turn 100! Lela Parker, a Knoxville native is turning 100, this Sunday. She recalls some of her best childhood memories, her adventures traveling to all 50 states and 17 foreign countries, and swimming and driving until she was almost 92 years old. 

"I have had a wonderful life," Lela Parker said. 

A wonderful life it is, Lela. Happy Birthday! 

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