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90 Plus: “Learn to be happy with what you have.”

Meet Etta Mouille. Etta said she’s feeling just fine at 99 years old. 
No complaints from her.
“Oh, I can find some, but I’m not going to.”
She was born and raised in Lafayette. Back then, it was mostly a rural community. 
“It was country. My daddy would raise cattle horses and mules.”
Etta fondly remembers how her family spent a lot of time in what could be considered the family’s favorite room.
“We lived most all in the dining room. I don’t know why, but there was a chimney there so we always would be in the dining room,” she said. 
Etta eventually move on and got married.Her husband was a salesman.The couple had six children. 
“God took two, but I have the rest.”
These days, she said she enjoys watching her grandchildren and great-grand children grow. 
“Every day it’s something new. They learn something new every day,” she said. 
Etta said  after living nearly a century she has learned some valuable lessons about what’s important.
 “It’s to have family. Try to get along and get ahead. That is very important.”
She said she also learned a lesson about being grateful and content.

“Learn to be happy with what you have and make the best of what you have.”

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