An online video of an 111-year-old reciting the 23rd Psalm by heart has gone viral. Hester Ford of Charlotte, North Carolina was interviewed last month by local television station WBTV about the celebration of her 111th birthday and being the third oldest person in the state.
“I married when I was 14 and I had 12 children,” she explained. “I worked on the farm. I did some of everything on the farm that a person could do.” Ford has 53 grandchildren, 120 great-grandchildren, and 126 great-great-grandchildren. Her family considers themselves blessed to still have her. “A lot of people have gone to rest in their younger years, so it’s a blessing that she’s been with us all these years,” her daughter Thomas told the outlet. READ MORE