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A pair of elderly twins have celebrated their 101st birthday after coronavirus restrictions delayed their centenary celebrations.
Edith Dumbleton and Dorcas Tobin were 101 on Monday and they were joined by family and friends at a country pub.
The sisters, from Broadwas, Worcestershire, are thought to be the third oldest twins in the UK.
England was still on lockdown during the initial coronavirus clampdown when they turned 100 last June.
Edith's daughter Christine said: "Nothing seems to faze them."
The sisters were born 45 minutes apart in Banbury, Oxfordshire, in 1920 as Britain was recovering from the First World War.
Edith said: "On the whole we both get on very well together."
Between them the sisters, whose maiden name was Love, now have five children, 13 grandchildren and a whopping 22 great-grandchildren as their family expanded.
Considering the twins' remarkable longevity, relative Christine Bernand said: "Everything is just part of life that you live through and get out the other end of it.
"They don't do stress, nothing touches them."
Both Edith and Dorcas went to work at the age of 14, with Dorcas joining the Land Army, but her sister said she did not enjoy working outdoors.
The pair had a smaller gathering to mark their 100th birthdays last year.
Dorcas said at the time: "It was really lovely meeting up with my sister. We had a great day.
"It was really nice. We sat quite close to each other, and we might have broken the law. It only happens once."
Many people in the UK have had special occasions and celebrations ruined since the country first went into lockdown in March 2020.
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