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Brathwaite turns 100

The territory’s newest centenarian Richard Benjamin Brathwaite surrounded by his daughter Beverlie Brathwiate, close relative Sabrina Baird, grandson Giovanni Herbert, and Governor Augustus Jaspert (far left). Photo Credit: GIS/Ronnielle Frazer

Governor Augustus Jaspert recently took a break from coordinating hurricane recovery and relief efforts to pay a courtesy call on the territory’s newest centenarian, Richard Benjamin Brathwaite.

He presented Brathwaite with a card from Queen Elizabeth II, adding that The Queen takes a keen interest in all centenarians and celebrates the milestone with them.

The governor also wished the new centenarian a warm and happy birthday.

Brathwaite celebrated his 100th birthday on September 22, 2017.

He was gifted with a basket of fruit and a bag of assorted supplies.


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