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Lee Cataluna: Woman credits longevity to good genes and pinakbet

  • LEE CATALUNA / LCATALUNA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Daughter Elena Montero, son Eddie Agullana, Margarita Tabag and daughter Tessie Freer enjoy the Filipino food prepared for Tabag’s birthday celebration.

  • LEE CATALUNA / LCATALUNA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Margarita Tabag visited with great-grandson Lucas Montero who came from California for her 108th birthday. In addition to Tabag’s three surviving children, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren also attended.

  • LEE CATALUNA / LCATALUNA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Margarita Tabag thanked her family for singing “Happy Birthday” to her at her 108th birthday party Friday. In addition to Tabag’s three surviving children, several grand­children, great-grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren also attended.

Margarita Tabag, the guest of honor, was in high spirits. She thanked everyone for coming to her party, sang a song in Ilocano about it being a happy day indeed and asked for a glass of wine. Read more

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