I'm 99 but have always wanted to have knives thrown at me – now my dream has finally come true, says OAP daredevil | The Sun
A 99-YEAR-OLD woman said her dream of having knives thrown at her has finally come true.
OAP daredevil Annie Duplock, 99, from Sharnford in Leicestershire, stood against a board during a live circus show as blades were hurled at her by a professional knife thrower.
Annie, a retired circus worker, persuaded her daughter to approach her former boss Martin Burton – whose Zippo Circus was performing in Coventry.
He agreed to allow knife thrower Toni to involve the almost-centenarian in the performance and said the performer "will handle this very professionally".
Introducing Annie to a cheering crowd, Martin said: "Annie worked for me 30 years ago, putting up posters.
"Annie was 70 years old then and she is 100 years old this August."
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Martin told the audience Annie had seen the show the night before and asked him to be part of the knife-thrower's performance for her 100th birthday treat.
Annie said: "I've always wanted to have knives thrown at me!
"I really enjoyed this experience. I'm ready for the next one."
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