Man Celebrates 103rd Birthday in Bangor

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BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - February 13th, 1915. On the eve of Valentine's Day, Woodrow Wilson was President, the song "Hello Frisco" was topping the charts and Orono High School grad Leonard Page was born.

When you turn 103, a fork isn't necessary to eat chocolate cake. At least that's the motto for this former Navy man.

He celebrated with family and friends Tuesday at Solstice Senior Living in Bangor.

"How does it feel to be 103?"

"It feels like 104. Best memory? When I got married to my good wife. Thank you for a very unexpected birthday party."

"What are you going to do on your 104th birthday?"

"Eat more cake."

"He is my father-in-law. Served two years in Connecticut teaching people how to identify ships and aircraft for WWII," said Page's son in law, Mike Dolley. "You can tell he has a rather wry sense of humor that doesn't come out too often, but once in a while it's a lot of fun."

Page's advice for a happy life? Have your cake and eat it too.