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Gov. Bob Riley is officially a senior citizen and to cap that achievement he is now a member of the the Alabama Senior Citizens Hall of Fame.
Riley, who turned 65 on Oct. 3, was inducted Monday during the opening day of the Alabama Silver Haired Legislature's 2009 session.
"I'm qualified now," he said with a laugh. "I filled out my Medicare paperwork a few weeks ago and I am now entitled to all the discounts that I'm eligible for."
-- posted by Markeshia Ricks
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