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100 year old social media darling

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It's Tuesday which means at Methodist South Sarah Freeman and the "Pink Ladies" are at work.

They're volunteering, smiling and saying a kind word or two.

FOX13 News spoke to Sarah Freeman a few weeks ago about turning 100 and volunteering at the hospital for the last 36 years. After her story aired, it went viral.

So FOX13 News asked her about her story touching so many people on social media and Sarah had this to say, "That is amazing, that is amazing, it's so humbling and it is so sweet."

Birthday Celebration story: http://www.myfoxmemphis.com/story/22623855/100-years-old-and-still-going-strong

She doesn't own a computer, but was told about the impact of her compassion to give to others. Two FOX13 Facebook friends had this to say. Derrick Dones said this in part, "This is a sweet story and I thought about this scripture as it relates to her story, 'blessed is he who considers the poor; the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble. The Lord will preserve him and keep him alive.'"

Lisa Taylor-Morris had this response, "I saw the story and I was truly amazed and blessed by this young lady. Wishing her a happy birthday and may God bless her with many many more!"

These comments were among thousands on Facebook.

I asked her if she had ever heard of Facebook and she says she'd heard the name, but never used Facebook. She says she'd heard of Twitter, but never used it. In fact she has never used social media what so ever and says she may need to catch up.

Sarah says technology for her is her cellphone, but she says she doesn't really use it. She just holds onto it for emergencies.

"I can remember when we used to have to take the receiver off the hook and tell the operator our number," Sarah said. "She would say, 'number please?' and you would give her the number and hang up."

"There's just a good feeling about sharing yourself, hopefully do a little good," she added.

Hmmm, a little good. Well, Miss Sarah, based on the sheer amount of likes, comments and views, even if you don't know the impact of your spirit ... someone does.

"As a servant, a humble servant to the Lord, I hope I'm a humble servant to the Lord," she said.

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