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Centenarian Rejects School's Offer, Teapot Returned

Posted: November 22, 2012

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In Sweden, Anna Erickson got a letter accepting her into the local preschool. It had gone out to everyone born in "07." But Anna was born in 1907 so the105 year old won't be showing up to class. In New York, the Waldorf-Astoria experienced a blast from the past when a man returned a silver-trimmed teapot — pilfered back in the 1930s.

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