She’s 103 and Just Ran the 100-Meter Dash. Her Life Advice? ‘Look for Magic Moments’

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Any time you feel too tired, too old or too lazy, just remember Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins. A 103-year old from Baton Rouge, LA, Hawkins took up running at age 100. Two years ago, at the age of 101, Julia Hawkins set a 100 meter dash record. "As I get older, I feel like I only have so many 100-yard dashes left, and I don’t want to waste them in practice.”

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