Ruth Holt, 100 Year Journey To The Beach

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While those crazy grandmas are going around smoking doobies with their pot pipes and marijuana cigarettes and other weed paraphernalia, this sweet old woman just wants to see the ocean. Think about your life choices, weed grandmas!

Ruby Holt, 100 years young, has lived her entire life in Giles County, Tenn., and if you are bad at geography, you might not know that that state doesn't touch any of the oceans. We assure you, it doesn't.

Ruby, who turns 101 years old in a couple of weeks, has worked on a farm and raised four children, but she has never been to the beach to feel the sand and surf on her toes. And that is just not right.

Ruth Holt, 100 Year Journey To The Beach

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"I've heard people talk about it and how wonderful it was and wanted to see it, but I never had the opportunity to do so," she told BBC News.

The people who take care of her at her assisted living facility agreed that she needed to see the ocean before she died, so they contacted the non-profit Wish of a Lifetime, which is an organization that grants wishes for seniors. And that is how Ruby was able to go on an all-expense paid trip to the Gulf of Mexico.

Ruth Holt, 100 Year Journey To The Beach

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"When we got to the room yesterday she was just pointing out the ocean and, you know, her facial expressions and…she was just speechless," said Mark Davis, executive director of Sterling House, where Ruby lives.

During her trip, Ruby got to walk on the sand for the first time and dip her feet into the ocean. She also used a motorized wheelchair designed for the sand so she could sit near the water and enjoy the view.

"We don't have nothing like this in Giles County," Ruby said.

Watch Ruby's first trip to the beach in the video below and remember to appreciate the little things that bring you joy in your life, because not everyone has the same opportunities as you.

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