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Pearl Olson was remembered at her funeral for her custom of eating peas. (Linda Smith / For the Enterprise)

A 'pearl' of wisdom: eat peas with a spoon

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Saturday I attended the funeral of Pearl Olson, who was 100 years old at the time of her death. Pearl was a longtime Nevis first grade teacher and my husband's godmother. When John spoke at her funeral, he mentioned all of the fun times he'd had growing up and spending time with Pearl's only child, Bob, and how Pearl always had tasty food waiting for them when they wore down from playing outdoors.


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