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World’s youngest granny is just 23
The Sun Online ^ | 03/07/2011 | BRIAN FLYNN

Posted on 03/07/2011 7:56:01 AM PST by camerongood210

A WIFE told yesterday how she became the world's youngest gran - at just 23.

Mum-of-two Rifca Stanescu was 12 when she had her first child Maria.

She urged the girl not to follow her example - but Maria gave birth to son Ion while only 11.

Rifca had married jewellery seller Ionel Stanescu when she was 11 and he was 13.

They eloped because Rifca feared her father wanted her to marry another village lad in Investi, Romania. She was forgiven when she had her daughter - making her mum, also Maria, a great-gran at 40.

Son Nicolae was born a year later. The young mum later tried to persuade Maria to stay at school.

But Maria left to wed when she was ten - and had her baby six months later.

Rifca cuddled grandson Ion, now two, and said: "I am happy to be a grandmother but wished more for Maria."

Britain's youngest gran was an unnamed 26-year-old from Rotherham, Yorks. Her daughter, 12, gave birth in 1999.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: grandmother; lazwouldhitit; youngest
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1 posted on 03/07/2011 7:56:01 AM PST by camerongood210
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To: camerongood210

She looks a LOT older than 23.


2 posted on 03/07/2011 7:59:17 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Washington is finally rid of the Kennedies. Free at last, thank God almighty we are free at last.)
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To: camerongood210

23? Wow. That’s...um...pretty young!


3 posted on 03/07/2011 7:59:25 AM PST by CT-Freeper (Visit CTF.org)
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To: KarlInOhio
She looks a LOT older than 23.

Cripes, 23 must be the new 45.

4 posted on 03/07/2011 8:02:11 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Rose, there's a Messerschmit in the kitchen. Clean it up, will ya?)
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To: KarlInOhio

She looks closer to 50.


5 posted on 03/07/2011 8:03:39 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: KarlInOhio

Rough life?


6 posted on 03/07/2011 8:04:31 AM PST by Netizen (Day 18 of the Wisconsin legislature held hostage, and yet another deadline is issued...)
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To: camerongood210

She deserves a prime time host spot on MSNBC


7 posted on 03/07/2011 8:06:11 AM PST by bigbob
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To: bigbob

Maybe a reality show.


8 posted on 03/07/2011 8:06:52 AM PST by Netizen (Day 18 of the Wisconsin legislature held hostage, and yet another deadline is issued...)
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To: Perdogg; Impy; Clintonfatigued; BillyBoy; GOPsterinMA; darkangel82

*Shudders*


9 posted on 03/07/2011 8:16:24 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: KarlInOhio; Lazamataz

Lazwouldhit it keyword bump.


10 posted on 03/07/2011 8:20:45 AM PST by DCBryan1 (FORGET the lawyers...first kill the "journalists". (Die Ritter der Kokosnuss))
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To: KarlInOhio

11 posted on 03/07/2011 8:21:35 AM PST by Lazamataz (IMPRISON JOE PRO BONO!)
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To: fieldmarshaldj; Perdogg; Impy; Clintonfatigued; BillyBoy; GOPsterinMA; darkangel82

12 posted on 03/07/2011 8:22:58 AM PST by Lazamataz (IMPRISON JOE PRO BONO!)
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To: DCBryan1

13 posted on 03/07/2011 8:24:19 AM PST by Lazamataz (IMPRISON JOE PRO BONO!)
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14 posted on 03/07/2011 8:26:36 AM PST by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: Netizen

I’m thinking living in a village has got to age you. No moisturizers, no nice soaps, and a day of working extremely hard. A granny at 23 is unbelievable to me.


15 posted on 03/07/2011 8:27:20 AM PST by momtothree
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To: momtothree

Y’know, I was thinking, my oldest cat broke this record. She became a grandma at just 2 1/2 when her 1-year old daughter had kittens.


16 posted on 03/07/2011 8:32:37 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: camerongood210

Reminds me of Chris Rock’s take on grandma’s named “Pam”.


17 posted on 03/07/2011 8:34:48 AM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: camerongood210

Is it just me, or does it look like Benny Hill was reincarnated as a Romanian girl?


18 posted on 03/07/2011 9:01:15 AM PST by NationalistVisionary (Who will be America's Charles Martel?)
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To: KarlInOhio
> She looks a LOT older than 23.

Well, in fairness, she was 23 when her grandkid was born, but the kid is now over two years old. I'd guess the photo was taken recently for the article, which makes her at least 25.

Still, she looks pretty old even for 25.

19 posted on 03/07/2011 9:18:34 AM PST by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“My oldest cat broke this record...”

I know you love your cats but they are hussies! LOL.


20 posted on 03/07/2011 9:21:55 AM PST by momtothree
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To: ErnBatavia
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And with that,

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21 posted on 03/07/2011 10:26:03 AM PST by JRios1968 (Laz would hit it!)
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To: dayglored

Take into consideration that it appears she is wearing no makeup at all.


23 posted on 03/07/2011 10:31:12 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: fieldmarshaldj; Lazamataz

GILF ALERT?!?! I suppose you could say so.

In olden times, this probably wasn’t too uncommon right? If your life expectancy was late 30’s/early 40’s, you married at what, 12-14-ish?

Still, in this day and age, putrid, just putrid. I bet Chazz Estevez is monitoring the situation with a tiger’s intensity.


24 posted on 03/07/2011 12:50:50 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (Some men DO just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: cripplecreek; Lazamataz; fieldmarshaldj; Perdogg; GOPsterinMA
She looks closer to 50.

Yeah she looks the part. I'm not interested in hitting it.

25 posted on 03/08/2011 4:33:23 PM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: camerongood210

I don’t believe it.


26 posted on 03/08/2011 4:37:17 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Impy; cripplecreek; Lazamataz; fieldmarshaldj; Perdogg

Roger that!


27 posted on 03/08/2011 7:03:01 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (Some men DO just want to watch the world burn.)
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