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Happy Birthday! Betty White Turns 96 Today

The "Golden Girl" Says Dogs & Vodka are the Ingredients to a Long Life

January 17, 2018

One of America's most beloved senior citizens is celebrating another birthday. Yes, Betty White turns 96 years old today (January 17). 

What has been the trick to her long (and healthy) life so far? 

The Golden Girls star recently told Parade Magazine that she loves vodka and hot dogs, "probably in that order." 

White says a positive attitude always help too. 

"Accentuate the positive, not the negative," she told the publiciation.


That's great advice, Betty! 

By the way, Parade also asked Betty what was on her birthday list? White jokes that Robert Redford is on her list. Apparently, she has never met the 81-year-old actor. 

You can check out more of White's tips to a long and happy life in Parade Magazine's story here.