Ruth Sopchick's family members say the secret to a long life starts with good genes. 

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A local woman hit a major milestone on Sunday, celebrating her 102nd birthday.

Ruth Sopchick turned 102 on Sunday, saying she has stayed active throughout her whole life, and has seen a lot of things change over the past century.

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Relatives says Ruth isn’t the only one in the family to live a long life, as her older sister lived to be nearly 107 years old.

Family members say the secret to a long life starts with good genes.