CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) – A Charleston female commemorated transforming 101 years of ages on Friday by existing with South Carolina’s greatest private honor.Lucile MacLennan was granted the Order of the Palmetto in front of friends and family on the front lawn of her Charleston home.What does it take to reach 101 years old? For MacLennan, it’s a two-part secret.”It’s God and gardening which’s the key of my pleased life,” MacLennan said.State Legislator Chip Campsen, that offered the award on
behalf of Gov. Henry McMaster, called MacLennan among the best as well as insightful individuals he has actually ever recognized.”You truly are one of the wisest as well as most comprehending and informative individuals I’ve ever before understood and you have simply lived the life of looking for truth and seeking expertise, not simply in the political and also theological realm yet in
the world of nature and you have affected the lives of lots of people in a favorable way,”Campsen said.The award came as a shock to MacLennan who sat in shock as the honor existed.” I did not should have the Order of the Palmetto,”she stated.”It is the greatest surprise of my life. I believe it needs to have been meant for somebody else instead of me as well as I’m just floored to have the Order of the Palmetto. “Copyright 2021 WCSC. All civil liberties booked.