Fri. Dec 1st, 2023
Eddie Mae Eddings reacts with a smile to the city proclamation for her birthdayEddings’ first local job was as a nurse’s assistant at Berkeley Unified in the 1960s. She suggests people say their prayers, attend church and drink water if they want to live a long life, like her.


By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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