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Family celebrates grandmother with drive by birthday parade

Mrs. Genevieve Dupuis turned 95 on Friday, May 8th.
Posted at 3:12 PM, May 08, 2020

LAFAYETTE, La. - Family and friends celebrated a loved ones birthday by holding a drive by parade.

Mrs. Genevieve Dupuis turned 95 on Friday, May 8th.

As the vehicles passed by they held signs and cheered "Happy Birthday!"

Ms. Genevieve resides at the Courtyard Nursing Home on in Lafayette.

Family say they miss and love her and been communicating using Facetime and talking to her through a window.

They say she is a special woman with a heart of gold.

"We love you maw maw and we're glad you're still here with us 95 that's crazy and we love you so much and we are glad we could see you today even though we can't all be in the same room together, it still works out," said Abby Leigh, granddaughter.

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