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Iowa Woman Parachutes for 100th Birthday

A woman from Iowa celebrates her 100th birthday by flying a powered parachute.

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    Iowa resident Jewel Kohler takes to the skies in a powered parachute to celebrate her 100th birthday. (Published Tuesday, July 19, 2016)

    Jewel Kohler of Iowa flew to her 100th birthday celebration in a powered parachute Monday.

    After a century of experiences, her only birthday wish was to fly over Iowa, a dream she's had since she was a little girl, NBC affiliate KWWL reported.

    After the flight, pilot Denny Mills asked, "Well, would you go up and do it again?"

    "Oh, anytime," Kohler replied.

    She was smiling and laughing the entire time.

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