90-year-old World War II nurse skydives with veterans in NC

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RAEFORD, N.C. —  Dropping 14,000 feet at about 250 miles per hour doesn’t scare Jeannette “Jan” Kirkpatrick.

After all, what’s a simple skydive when you’ve got 90 years worth of life experiences?

“Oh, I have lots of friends waiting (for us) to call and tell them we’re having a funeral,” Kirkpatrick laughed. “I said ‘Well if I die dropping, you can just have a funeral while everybody’s here.'”

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