103-Year-Old Celebrates Birthday With A COVID-19 Vaccine


LOWELL, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Getting the COVID-19 vaccine is a major celebration, but for one man it was extra special.

103-year-old Luis Valencia Torres celebrated his birthday at Lowell General Hospital on Friday.

He received his second shot of the COVID-19 vaccine and on his birthday.

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In the 15 minute window following the shot, the hospital surprised Valencia Torres with a cake and balloons.

The hospital shared the moment on Facebook:

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(Photo: Lowell General Hospital)


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