Simms is well-known in St. Louis for her service — particularly at Five Star — and city officials wanted to find a way to say thanks. An unusual thank you, to be sure, but one that Simms will never forget.
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This 102-year-old was totally asking to get arrested
Edie Simms, 102, had what may be the happiest ride in the back of a police car in history.
For her part, Simms told KSDK she loves having the opportunity to help others find joy.
“Keep going, don’t ever stop whatever it is you’re doing and spend some time doing community service,” Simms told reporters. “Sometimes the person you reach out and touch is the only person that they will talk to in a day.”
After her short stint as a “criminal,” Simms returned to the rest home for a wild game of Bingo.