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Local veteran celebrates 102nd birthday

Dr. Monica Agnew-Kinnaman
Posted at 7:34 PM, Feb 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-11 21:34:28-05

COLORADO SPRINGS — A local veteran celebrated her birthday Tuesday.

Dr. Monica Agnew-Kinnaman is 102 years young.

Dr. Agnew-Kinnaman stands out among other vets in the area, as she served in the British Army as an Anti-Aircraft Artillery Gunner during the Battle of Britain.

"I was mainly stationed with men actually, and for some reason I found an orphan house as the only girl welcome with the men," she told News 5.

The doctor celebrated at a local eatery with other vets with Feb. birthdays. She said the secret to her long life has been everything in moderation.