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Woman, 104, forced to lie about age on Facebook

By Laura Devaney
February 22nd, 2013

Facebook is apologizing for a problem that makes a 104-year-old Michigan woman lie about her age on the social media website, the Associated Press reports. Marguerite Joseph’s granddaughter says Facebook won’t let Joseph list her real age. Gail Marlow says when she tries inputting her grandmother’s birth year as 1908, Facebook changes it to 1928. So for the past two years, the Grosse Pointe Shores centenarian has remained 99 — online, anyway…

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Laura Ascione Devaney is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura