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103-year-old man spends two hours walking through mall every day

POSTED: Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 10:00am

UPDATED: Sunday, January 13, 2013 - 10:04am

Mekey Yetashawork is a bit different than your typical mall walker. Yetashawork will turn 104 this year.

"Exercise must be done daily," he said.

Perhaps his stride is a tenth of yours, but there is likely no person at Denver's Cherry Creek Shopping Center who has walked as far in this life as Yetashawork.

"He walks the mall almost every day, and he just keeps going," mall employee Bill Bradshaw said.

Yetashawork walks a half mile, every day.

"Two hours," he said. "It takes me two hours."

He's walked at the Cherry Creek Shopping Center with a slow and steady gait for 12 years, always singing or humming a song.

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