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Silver Sneakers classes help woman keep up with her grandkids

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Mary Solum is 66, but said she feels like she's 45.

She doesn't get backaches from bending over in her garden, and she can play with her grandsons.


"I'm able to keep up with them," said Solum, "Not many grandmas like me."

And Solum said all of this started when she retired, and started taking Silver Sneakers classes at the River Falls YMCA.

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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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