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EDGAR ASHBRENNER, wearing a party hat, pays close attention to musicians at his early 105th birthday party March 21. He turns 105 Sunday, March 24.

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Edgar Ashbrenner celebrates 105th birthday

When Edgar Ashbrenner drew his first breath, Babe Ruth was still six years away from his professional baseball debut with the Boston Red Sox, humanity didn’t yet know about world wars or Great Depressions, and movie fans were still 18 years away from hearing John Barrymore and Mary Astor utter the first words on the silver screen in “Don Juan.”

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