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Elna Lund smiles while she talks about growing up near Maple and then moving to Superior during an interview Tuesday morning. Lund celebrated her 102nd birthday Wednesday. (Jed Carlson/

Celebrating 102 years, day by day

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It’s a question Elna Lund has heard dozens of times before — what’s your secret to living so long? The 102-year-old just smiles and says “I don’t know.”


Tuesday at her Superior residence, Stardusk House, Lund did add a little to her traditional answer.

“I just live day by day,” she said, before returning to her knitting.

Lund is an avid crafter who also enjoys crocheting and embroidery as well as walking, gardening and doing puzzles.

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