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Happy 96th birthday to Mrs. Amy Veillon!

Posted at 4:11 PM, May 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-01 23:54:57-04

One Lafayette family celebrated a loved one's special birthday with a surprise on Friday.

Amy Veillon turned 96 and her family decided to hold a drive-by parade for her to celebrate.

Family and friends met at The Potato Place and made their way to Mrs. Veillon's home.

As Mrs. Veillon sat outside her home, her loved ones walked past with signs and 'Happy birthdays!' Her family said this year's celebration was a little different, but are thankful for the time spent together.

"She's the great-grandmother of 38 and the great-great-grandmother of 42. She's lived through a depression and a world war and she said she's never seen anything like this today, but she's very thankful for everyone and every blessing she's had in her life," said Mrs. Veillon's son, Butch Dupre.

Happy birthday!!

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