?Esmond Allcock says the secret to living 108 years is to select the proper spouse.
Allcock, from Kerrobert, Sask., celebrated his 108th birthday on Friday. He is one of the oldest men in Canada.
“I didn’t behave myself for a few years there, but then I got a really good wife,” he said, when asked how he managed to live a long and happy life.
“Oh they nearly drove me nuts. They probably took 100 pictures of me.” – Esmond Allcock
His wife Helen passed away seven years ago after 72 years of marriage. He lived alone in the family home for a short time and then decided to move into the Kerrobert Health Centre.
On Friday, employees at the centre threw the 108-year-old a birthday party.
“Oh they nearly drove me nuts. They probably took 100 pictures of me,” he said laughing.
The town’s Mayor Wayne Mock, also attended the party. He honoured the self-proclaimed Blue Jays baseball …
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