The UK’s oldest individual has thanked the 1000’s of people that despatched her good needs for her 113th birthday.
Gladys Hooper celebrated her milestone on 18 January with household and mates on the Isle of Wight. Hundreds of individuals despatched the previous live performance pianist birthday messages on-line and thru the submit.
She stated: “Thanks very a lot. I might prefer to say how a lot I recognize it. I ship my love and nice due to everybody.” She added she was wanting ahead to her subsequent birthday.A video of her speaking about seeing a German airship being shot down over London throughout World Conflict One has been seen by 850,000 folks.
The Fb submit by BBC Radio Solent reached nearly three million folks and generated greater than 1,500 feedback.
The nice-grandmother, who lives at Highfield Nursing House in Ryde, is the nation’s most senior tremendous centenarian, in keeping with the Gerontology Analysis Group information. Her son Derek Hermiston, 85, stated playing cards and items had been nonetheless flooding in per week after the occasion. Folks from the US, Canada, Belgium and Australia wrote her birthday needs on Fb.