92-Year-Old Loving Technology

By: Anna-Lysa Gayle Email
By: Anna-Lysa Gayle Email

WAYNESBORO -- The 2012 Waynesboro Outstanding Woman is celebrated a special day Monday.

Anne Smith exercises three days a week on a treadmill.

She has recently found a new workout for her mind.

"I got started when my grandson was 9-years-old, so I figured if he could do it. I could do it too," said Anne Smith, who is celebrating her 92nd birthday.

"I use the computer and send e-mails, bank online and I order stuff online," said Smith.

Smith has lived through American history. She vividly remembers World War II.

"We use to have the blackouts, everybody had to go in the house. There'd be a siren and you'd have to go in turn all the lights off," said Smith.

She served as a Secretary to the Director of the President's Committee for traffic safety which earned her the chance to meet the 36th president of the United States.

"I have a picture over their on the wall of me shaking hands with President Johnson, when he signed the traffic safety act," said Smith.

Having gone through so many of life's challenges, one of the few things left is technology.

"I had to figure out how to get the picture from my iPhone, because the iPhone wouldn't relay it to Arizona. So I conquered that," said Smith.

She only has one wish.

"That I stay healthy and don't need any help," said Smith.

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