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The British celebrated the date by jumping in the state of Florida, in the United States.

British Raymonde Sullivan fulfilled a promise and parachuted
© Reproduction/Official YouTube of WPTV NewsBritish Raymonde Sullivan fulfilled a promise and parachuted

British 100-year-old Raymonde Sullivan paid a promise that, upon completing the centenary milestone, she would skydive.. The case took place in the state of Florida, in the United States, covered by the British tabloid. Daily Starin addition to being displayed by WPTV-TVa local broadcaster affiliated with NBC.

Curiously, Sullivan is a former World War II nurse (1939-1945) and celebrated her birthday by performing the jump. The idea came about when she promised friends that if she turned 100 years old, she would jump out of a plane in celebration.

“I’ve never done this before and I’ve done a lot of things in 100 years. I thought I should do it while I can,” said Sullivan, who described the experience as terrifying. Despite the promise, friends of the former nurse believed that she would not honor her word and fulfill the agreement.

The Brit still declared that she wanted to get out of her comfort zone, although she took care of wounded soldiers on the front line, in times of war. After finishing the adventure, when asked if she would do the jump one more time, she blurted out a: “No, no”, opening a smile.

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