Sweden's oldest person turns 111
The Local · 15 May 2006, 19:22
Published: 15 May 2006 19:22 GMT+02:00
"You may well ask how my mother has become so old," said Per-Ivan Zachrison, who was born in 1928, to SVT's Småland news programme.
"But it's because of energy and vitality."
The celebration began on Sunday with a family party and continued on Monday with staff at the Österliden retirement home in Hollsbybrunn, outside Vetlanda.
Astrid Zachrison was born in 1895 in Fliseryd, west of Oskarshamn.