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CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A local man celebrated his 100th birthday with a drive-by parade this afternoon. Norman Holden was born on August 22nd, 1920, in South Dakota. He grew up in Montana, before moving to the west coast. Holden has 8 children, 5 daughters and 3 sons. He’s also a World War II veteran and former teacher. “It’s a real blessing to have our dad with us for 100 years, he’s been a big part of our lives – really helped us learn about family, and love and commitment,” said one of Holden’s daughters.