Courtesy Erica Sullivan

She was born in a ski lodge in the Italian Alps, rode a tandem bike with her husband through France to escape Hitler’s advancement across Europe, lived in New York City, worked in Hollywood during its heyday with such luminaries as Loretta Young, sat down to lunch regularly with Star Trek creator Gene Rodenberry…and the list goes on.

Centenarian Bicycled France During WWII

Mar 31, 2015
Courtesy Erica Sullivan

It’s March 31 – the last day of Women’s History Month. Over the previous weeks, women from across the country have been honored for their contributions to or participation in historic events.

In acknowledgement of her long, varied, interesting, exciting and sometimes dangerous life, we visited with a centenarian who bicycled across France during World War Two…and just kept traveling.