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Betty Reid Soskin is 94, which makes her the oldest active ranger in the National Park Service. She may also be the most jet-setting resident of the city.

A 94-year-old Bay Area treasure will light the National Christmas tree at the White House.

The oldest U.S. full-time park ranger, who made headlines when she complained that the national furlough was keeping her at home and off the job, was asked to light the national Christmas tree and introduce President Barack Obama.

A 94-year-old San Francisco Bay area U.S. park ranger says she has been asked to light the National Christmas tree at the White House.

Betty Reid Soskin — the famous park ranger at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond — has been invited to introduce President Barack Obama at the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Dec. 3.

“The minute people hear her story, they want more. She speaks from the heart, and nothing can be more powerful.”

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