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At 102 years old, Ida Keeling swears by a daily shot of Hennessy to stay healthy

By Siraad Dirshe,

When we first discovered that Ida Keeling started running at the age of 67 we instantly fell in love. Now at 102, Ms. Keeling shows absolutely no sign of slowing down. In fact, she’s still breaking records — in 2016 she became the first woman in history to complete a 100-meter run.

So how exactly does she remain so spry?

“The doctor put me on Hennessey in 1972 because I had poor circulation. I take me a lil shot in a glass straight,” she told Allure in a recent video. And Ida prefers to have her drink du jour every single day, because why not?


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