Born in Cuba, Bronx Woman Celebrates 106th Birthday with 103 Year Old Sister

Evangelina Williams happily celebrated her 106th birthday yesterday in The Bronx with her 103 year old sister, Amparo Perez who will turn 104 this summer.

She told the New York Daily News that her longevity is attributed to her love of music and abstaining from drinking.

Evangelina Williams with her 103 year old sister and family as she celebrated her 106th birthday yesterday. Image © (HOWARD SIMMONS/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS)

Happy birthday to Evangelina and may she celebrate many more!

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Ed García Conde

Ed García Conde is a life-long Bronxite who spends his time documenting the people, places, and things that make the borough a special place in the hopes of dispelling the negative stereotypes associated with The Bronx. His writings are often cited by mainstream media and is often consulted for his expertise on the borough's rich history.