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Wakarusa's 89-year-old Dr. Abel says he'll rest when he's 100

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Wakarusa's Honorary Mayor Dr. Robert Abel, or Doc Abel as he's affectionately known, was  cheerfully hauled away from his practice Thursday by a police officer.  He was taken to a Hawaiian Luau! 

"Oh I thought it was pretty nice," Doc said after he was greeted at Miller's Merry Manor by two women wearing Hawaiian leis.  "They gave me a big kiss!"

Dr. Abel is turning 89 this year.  He still practices medicine and has no plans to slow down.  "My goal is to go full blast until I'm 100, then I'll cut down to half in the office and travel half, but that's at 100," he says. 

The folks at Miller's Senior Living Community wanted to show how much admiration and respect they have for Dr. Abel so they threw him a huge Hawaiian party.  They say he's one of the strongest advocates for Wakarusa!

 

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