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A Jewish Care home resident celebrates her 103rd birthday

A Jewish Care home resident celebrates her 103rd birthday

Culture
Bella Rind just celebrated her 103rd birthday in a North London care home, with three generations of her family.   Born in the East End, Mrs. Rind attended Stepney Jewish School before going to work at 14 as a seamstress in a dressmaker's. Bella went on to serve as a cook in the army, and her husband passed away in 1995 after over 50 years of marriage. According to the website of the Borehamwood & Elstree Times, Doreen, her daughter-in-law said, “Bella has a marvellous memory and looks fantastic. Her hairdresser Terry, comes to do her hair each week as he has for 50 years, and every week her niece, Helen, makes sure she has a beautiful manicure." Bella has lived in the Jewish Care home for two years. With one son, two grandsons and two grandchildren, Bella live