Atlanta man turns 105


Mr. Rufus Roscoe Morrow celebrated his 105th birthday Tuesday among family and friends.

ATLANTA - An Atlanta man celebrated his 105th birthday with family and friends.

Several people came together at Rufus Roscoe Morrow's house on Ferris Street in southwest Atlanta.

Morrow was one of the first African-Americans to buy a home on Ferris Street in 1968, when blacks were first allowed to live in the prestigious area.

Morrow said the keys to long life are living right, being good to others and remembering the creator.

"Work hard and try to have somewhere to stay when you get old, and then they can't throw you out," he laughed.

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