Marion Stangler skydiving
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Heaven can wait: Granny marks 90th birthday with a skydive

7 April 2013 Last updated at 15:08 BST

A 90-year-old grandmother from Alabama showed it is never too late to be adventurous by celebrating her birthday with a skydive.

Marion Stangler wanted to do this for her 80th birthday, but something else came up.

Ten years later, she decided there was no time to waste.

Krassimira Twigg reports.