Roberta McCain, Sen. John McCain’s 106-year-old mother, is expected to attend his memorial services in Washington and Maryland later this week.
She once said her son liked to hold her up as an example of “what he hopes his lifespan will be.”
John wrote in his final book, published this year, that his mother’s “vivaciousness is a force of nature” but that although a stroke has slowed her once-brisk pace and has made speaking a “chore,” she still has “a spark in her, a brightness in her eyes that would light up the world if she could resume her peripatetic life.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain’s rebellious streak didn’t come out of nowhere. His mother, Roberta, had a habit of speeding behind the wheel and racking up tickets.
When told during a trip to Europe that she was too old to rent a car, she went out and bought a Peugeot. Her son once answered the telephone to hear his mother say she was on a cross-country driving trip — by herself, in her 90s.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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