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As Kalaupapa resident turns 100, stewards look to settlement’s future

ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2008
                                “Despite the prevailing belief that Kalaupapa was a place to die, (John) Arruda maintained a resilient spirit,” Kalaupapa volunteers said in a statement. Arruda, who was sent to the peninsula in 1945, turned 100 years old on Friday.
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ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2008

“Despite the prevailing belief that Kalaupapa was a place to die, (John) Arruda maintained a resilient spirit,” Kalaupapa volunteers said in a statement. Arruda, who was sent to the peninsula in 1945, turned 100 years old on Friday.

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                                <strong>“The State of Hawai‘i has provided me with everything, and that’s why I have this beautiful Kalaupapa, which has kept me going all these years and where I call home.”</strong>
                                <strong>John Arruda</strong>
                                <em>Kalaupapa resident</em>
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“The State of Hawai‘i has provided me with everything, and that’s why I have this beautiful Kalaupapa, which has kept me going all these years and where I call home.”

John Arruda

Kalaupapa resident

ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2008
                                “Despite the prevailing belief that Kalaupapa was a place to die, (John) Arruda maintained a resilient spirit,” Kalaupapa volunteers said in a statement. Arruda, who was sent to the peninsula in 1945, turned 100 years old on Friday.
COURTESY PHOTO
                                <strong>“The State of Hawai‘i has provided me with everything, and that’s why I have this beautiful Kalaupapa, which has kept me going all these years and where I call home.”</strong>
                                <strong>John Arruda</strong>
                                <em>Kalaupapa resident</em>