100-year-old receives car parade by Houston leaders on her birthday

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Many Houston leaders including Mayor Sylvester Turner showed up to wish Ms. Nell Jean Stewart a happy 100th birthday.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston just gained another centenarian on Wednesday.

Ms. Nell Jean Stewart, who lives in the Montrose area, turned 100 years old the day before Thanksgiving.

"I have a lot to be thankful for. I'm very thankful to be here, and I'm very thankful to have had my neighbors turn out for this celebration and I hope I have a lot more time," Stewart said.

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Stewart was celebrated with a car parade outside of the home that she has lived in all her life.

Her friends, family, neighbors and even some Houston leaders showed up to wish Ms. Stewart a Happy Birthday.

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