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Des Moines woman celebrates 98th birthday amid coronavirus

Even in a pandemic, Doris Merril's family couldn't let her day go by without a party. A socially-distant party, of course.

DES MOINES, Iowa — Even in this time of social distancing, it's important to celebrate milestones.

Doris Merril's family agrees with that, so they had to throw a party, albeit socially distant, for her 98th birthday.

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