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Woman born on Leap Day celebrates turning 100 as her 25th birthday approaches

<i>KOCO</i><br/>An Oklahoma woman is about to turn 100
Willingham, James
An Oklahoma woman is about to turn 100

By Jonathan Greco

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    SAND SPRINGS, Oklahoma (KOCO) — An Oklahoma woman is about to turn 100, but it’s really only her 25th birthday.

Mary Forsythe was born on Feb. 29, 1924 — Leap Day. Since leap years come around every four years, she will technically celebrate her 25th birthday this year.

The party got started a little early as the Sand Springs community gathered to celebrate Forsythe. says only about 5 million people worldwide have a Leap Day birthday and that the odds of being born on Leap Day stand at about 1-in-1,461.

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