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By Shea Sullivan
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Maize Mays at 100: 'Don't sit down, and keep on moving'


Last updated 3/28/2022 at 7:08pm

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Maize Mays turned 100 May 18 at Quail Park in Lynnwood.

Maizie Mays celebrated her 100th birthday March 18 at Quail Park in Lynnwood, a senior living home. She was actually born March 20, 1922, but what's two days when you're a centenarian?

Maizie told me the last time she was in the newspaper was when WWII officially ended. She was at Pike Place Market in Seattle, and a sailor grabbed her from the crowd and pulled her up on a light pole and gave her a kiss.

This picture landed on the front page of the newspaper.

The secret to her longevity?

"Don't sit down, and keep on moving," Maize said. "Respect those around you."

Maize's husband, Roy, was o...

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