Georgia woman celebrates 100th birthday
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ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A Georgia woman was all smiles Monday as she celebrated a huge milestone.
Christine Hood said she's 100 years young!
A.G. Rhodes Nursing Home in Atlanta threw Hood a birthday party Monday afternoon with cake and music, including one of her favorite songs, "Oh, When the Saints."
So, what's the secret to a long life? Hood credits her faith and taking things slowly.
"I took my time living, I thought before I spoke, and I was glad to be in the life of Christ," Hood said.
Friends and family describe hood as warm with a nurturing spirit. She devoted much of her life to raising her family which includes one of the FOX 5 Atlanta alum, Karen Graham, who worked at the station for 16 years.