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Emma Jorgenson celebrated her 100th birthday by quilting at Calvary Lutheran Church in Park Rapids. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Centenarian quilter needs only 'a table to lean on'

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Emma Jorgenson turned 100 years "young" on Sunday and continues to stay active.

The Park Rapids woman continues to quilt at Calvary Lutheran Church twice a month and "ties a mean knot," according to the ladies at the church.


The quilting group had a surprise luncheon for Emma on Monday, taking time to remember good times they've had with their friend.

"She is an inspiration to us all," her fellow quilters chimed in.

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