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    Can your grandma do this?Last week, a great-great-grandmother rappelled down a building in Hampshire, England, to celebrate her 99th birthday, BBC News reports. Doris Long of Hayling Island currently holds the world record for being the oldest person to rappel. She scaled Portsmouth University’s 35-metre-high Mercantile House in a bid to break her own record and raise money for a hospice. Long, who completed her first rappel at 85, has carried out a total of eight descents for the charity. After her descent, the nonagenarian, who is also known as Daring Doris, said she was looking forward to her party on Sunday.

    Can your grandma do this?
    Last week, a great-great-grandmother rappelled down a building in Hampshire, England, to celebrate her 99th birthday, BBC News reports. Doris Long of Hayling Island currently holds the world record for being the oldest person to rappel. She scaled Portsmouth University’s 35-metre-high Mercantile House in a bid to break her own record and raise money for a hospice. Long, who completed her first rappel at 85, has carried out a total of eight descents for the charity. After her descent, the nonagenarian, who is also known as Daring Doris, said she was looking forward to her party on Sunday.

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    #news May 21 2013  #Doris Long  #Portsmouth University  #tf Life 
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