Centenarian Skydive Thrills Great-Grandma for 100th Birthday

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Great-grandmother Georgina Harwood turned 100 years old on Tuesday. On Saturday, she jumped out of a plane to celebrate her birthday.

The tandem jump over the skies of Cape Town was completed with the help of Jason Baker, who guided Harwood safely back to South African soil.

This is the third skydive for Harwood, who completed her first tandem jump when she was 92 years old in 2007.

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Georgina Harwood stands inside an airplane hanger before her tandem parachute jump on Saturday.Schalk van Zuydam / AP

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