90-Year-Old Grandmother Scales Mountain Without Leaving Her House Margaret Payne told The Associated Press she climbed a flight of stairs every day for a total of 282 times. That's equal to summiting Scotland's Suilven mountain — a height of nearly 2,400 feet.
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90-Year-Old Grandmother Scales Mountain Without Leaving Her House

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90-Year-Old Grandmother Scales Mountain Without Leaving Her House

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Margaret Payne told The Associated Press she climbed a flight of stairs every day for a total of 282 times. That's equal to summiting Scotland's Suilven mountain — a height of nearly 2,400 feet.

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. A 90-year-old grandmother in Scotland just scaled a mountain, took her 2 1/2 months. And she did it without leaving her house. Margaret Payne told the Associated Press that she just climbed a flight of stairs every day until she reached the top 282 times. That's equal to summiting Scotland's Suilven mountain, a height of nearly 2,400 feet. Her efforts were a way to raise money for charity. She even got a donation from Prince Charles.

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