This 105-Year-Old Woman Had One Unusual Birthday Wish

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Ivena Smailes celebrated her 105th birthday this summer. But not how most of us would probably expect. This cute 105-year-old lady asked for a “fireman with tattoos” to deliver her birthday cake. Well, guess what? She got her wish!

Ivena, known as “Aunty Ivy,” is a resident at Addison Court Care Home in Crawcrook, Tyne and Wear, UK. Although she made this unusual – for an old lady – request, she probably didn’t actually expect it to happen… Well not until a strong fireman from the Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service climbed through her third-floor window and presented her with a Victoria sponge cake!

“She’s got a fantastic sense of humor. On her bucket list this year she wanted a cake delivered by a fireman with tattoos. For her birthday last year she tried to get us to climb a tree. She always tries to find something we can’t do.” said care home worker Debra Carter.

Happy Birthday, Aunty Ivy!

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She got a present she really wasn’t expecting!

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“On her bucket list this year she wanted a cake delivered by a fireman with tattoos,” said Debra Carter who works at Aunty Ivy’s care home

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