Happy 101st birthday Julia Muller! Guess how many cards she received?

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Thursday, February 25, 2016
Woman turning 101 years old wants 101 birthday cards
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MONTGOMERY, New York (WABC) -- Julia Muller turned 101 years old on Wednesday and got a lot more birthday cards than she expected!

The nursing home where she lives had a put out a request hoping 101 cards would be mailed to her. As of her birthday, she has received 802 1,400 and they are still coming. Someone even dropped off chocolate.

Her nursing home would like you to help her celebrate!

Julia is as sharp and happy a centenarian as you'll find.

"I'm contented and I hope everyone else would be as contented," Muller said.

She grew up in Rochester and worked in payroll processing on Wall Street.

Muller was married for 35 years. For the last five years, she's been at Montgomery Nursing Home in Orange County, but she's still working!

"She has a lot of life, she's wonderful. She likes to be kept busy, so we keep her busy with our four jobs," said Noreen Colletti, of Montgomery Nursing Home.

That's right Julia has four jobs! She is the president of council meetings, makes morning announcements, proofreads newsletters before printing, and even leads a nightly exercise routine.

"I was very active growing up and I'm a good eater," Muller said.

Julia says she her only secret to living a long life is maintaining a positive attitude.

Her birthday may be past, but you can still send a card to:

Julia Muller

Montgomery Nursing Home

2817 Albany Post Road

Montgomery, NY 12549