Illinois' oldest resident celebrates 112th birthday

HAZEL CREST, Ill. (WLS) -- The oldest person in Illinois celebrated her 112th birthday on Wednesday.

Edna Lawler's family gathered at the retirement community where she lives in suburban Hazel Crest.

Her family says Lawler doesn't have a secret to a long life. She's just done everything in moderation and worked hard.
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