FARMINGTON, CT — A 104-year-old Farmington lady lately achieved a lifelong dream when she held one in every of Mystic Aquarium’s penguins, in accordance with stories.
Bertha Komor, a resident of Village Gate of Farmington, has wished to satisfy a penguin for her complete life, NBC Connecticut reported.
And on Wednesday, she was lastly capable of, as Mystic Aquarium workers introduced the power’s oldest penguin — a 35-year-old African penguin named Purple Inexperienced — to her, the TV station mentioned.
“I did not anticipate this, is fantastic,” Komor advised WFSB. “Better part was petting him and seeing him shut up.”
Komor’s associates, daughter and granddaughter shocked her on Wednesday, WFSB mentioned.
Her dream got here true by Connecticut’s chapter of the Twilight Want Basis, a nonprofit that grants needs to seniors.