Barnesville nursing home celebrates 105th birthday of 'stubborn Norwegian'
BARNESVILLE - After 105 years, Gifford Wermager has found the secret to a long life: brandy.
The longtime Barnesville resident drinks two ounces of brandy a day - doctor's orders.
"So, that's how it's been going," he says.
Monday was Gifford's birthday. But because the "stubborn Norwegian" has outlived most family and friends, his nursing home came together - sans alcohol - to throw him a party.
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