101 years on, Mina spies her best years

28/7/2011'Hermine Burrows is 101 in Friars Mead, Kings Langley.
28/7/2011'Hermine Burrows is 101 in Friars Mead, Kings Langley.

SHE was 101 on Thursday – but Hermine Burrows says the favourite time in her life was before she became a teenager.

Hermine Burrows, better known as Mina, who now lives in the Friars Mead residential care home in Rockliffe Avenue, Kings Langley, but she was forced out of the country as a child.

The Londoner had to go to Austria with her family when the First World War broke out, because that’s where her dad came from.

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