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It's 'Happy 21st Birthday' for 84-year-old Margaret

Margaret Biggs may have been a wartime baby, born in 1940, but she is today celebrating only her 21st birthday.

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SHREWS COPYRIGHT SHROPSHIRE STAR JAMIE RICKETTS 27/02/2024 - Leap Year Baby Margaret Biggs celebrates her 21st Birthday (Actually 84) at Cliffdale Care Home in Pontesbury. WITH VIDEO..

For Mrs Biggs is one of those leap year birthday people for whom the day of their birth comes around only once every four years.

The 84-year-old is a resident at the Cliffdale Care Home, in Pontesbury, where staff have been busy putting up 21st birthday banners and balloons.

Leap year baby Margaret Biggs celebrates her ' 21st birthday'

Cook Kath Lynch, who always bakes a cake for birthday residents, made sure she had a number 21 for Mrs Biggs' cake and also baked a second cake for another resident, Mrs Trixie Collins who is celebrating her 92nd birthday this week.

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