Meet Virginia Oliver. Since the age of eight during the time of World War II, she has been catching lobsters off the coast of Maine. She is now 101 years old and still going strong, riding her fishing boat with her 78-year-old son Max. A lot has changed since she first started. For one, wire traps have replaced her old wooden ones. Oliver is the oldest lobster fisher in her state and quite possibly the oldest in the world. “I like doing it, I like being along the water,” she said. “And so I’m going to keep on doing it just as long as I can.”

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