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Acadiana woman celebrates 100th birthday

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OPELOUSAS, La. -

An Acadiana woman is celebrating her 100th birthday today. 

Mildred Carriere was born in Morgan City, but spent the majority of her youth in Arnaudville on her grandparents' farm. 

In honor of the milestone, Mildred's family and friends hosted a party for her today at the Holy Ghost Life Center in Opelousas.

When asked about her life, the celebrant said, "From one thing to another, I just kept helping people. That's all I did all my life, even for the church. I have a letter right now I'm going to talk about it and tell the people to take care of their church."

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