Bay Area Woman Is World's Oldest Park Ranger

At the age of 94, Betty Reid Soskin is the oldest full-time National Park Service ranger in the United States. She works at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park where she leads tours, speaks to groups and answers questions about living and working in the area during WWII. Soskin worked as a clerk for the all-black Boilermakers A-36 in Richmond, California during the war.

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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin poses for a portrait at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California. At the age of 94, Soskin is the oldest full-time National Park Service ranger in the United States. She works at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park where she leads tours, speaks to groups and answers questions about living and working in the area during WWII. Soskin worked as a clerk for the all-black Boilermakers A-36 in Richmond, California during the war.
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National Park Service Rangers, from left, Martha Lee, Betty Reid Soskin, and Sue Fritzke on July 12, 2016, at the Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, California. The nation's oldest full-time park ranger at 94, Soskin was greeted with cheers and hugs when she returned to work three weeks after an assailant attacked and robbed her in her San Francisco Bay Area home.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin poses for a portrait at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California. At the age of 94, Soskin is the oldest full-time National Park Service ranger in the United States. She works at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park where she leads tours, speaks to groups and answers questions about living and working in the area during WWII. Soskin worked as a clerk for the all-black Boilermakers A-36 in Richmond, California during the war.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service ranger Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park on October 24, 2013 in Richmond, California.
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National Park Service Ranger Betty Reid Soskin smiles Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at the Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, California. The nation's oldest full-time park ranger at 94, Soskin was greeted with cheers and hugs when she returned to work three weeks after an assailant attacked and robbed her in her San Francisco Bay Area home.
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Betty Reid Soskin addressed the media after returning to work at the Rosie the Riveter WWI Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, Calif. after being attacked in June. July 12, 2016
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Betty Reid Soskin addressed the media after returning to work at the Rosie the Riveter WWI Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, Calif. after being attacked in June. July 12, 2016
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Betty Reid Soskin, 94, hugs Park Supt. Tom Leatherman at the Rosie the Riveter museum in Richmond upon returning to work after being attacked. July 12, 2016
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Betty Reid Soskin, 94, hugs Park Supt. Tom Leatherman at the Rosie the Riveter museum in Richmond upon returning to work after being attacked. July 12, 2016
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Betty Reid Soskin, 94, comes back to work after being attacked in June. She returns to work at the Rosie the Riveter museum in RIchmond. July 12, 2016
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Betty Reid Soskin, 94, returns back to work at the Rosie the Riveter museum in Richmond after being attacked on June 27. July 12, 2016
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