Woman’s Wish Comes True on 99th Birthday

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NEW FRANKLIN, Ohio-- A woman celebrated her 99th birthday Tuesday.

As part of her birthday celebration, she was surprised with a gift from the New Franklin Fire Department.

Ever since she was a child, Mae Packan wanted to take a ride in a fire truck.

On Tuesday, she got that wish.

The fire department took her for a spin around the neighborhood.

Mae laughed as she said, "This is the most fabulous birthday present I could have; money could not buy. When I say I will always remember, that's not very long to remember."

Mae said when she turns 100 next year, she might try a hot air balloon ride!