Thomas Porter prays with his family during a party at the Franciscan Care Center in Sylvania marking his 106th birthday. Among the friends and family members on hand for the occasion yesterday were, from left, his great-granddaughters, Lashanna Haney and Staja Clark, granddaughter Pam Clark, and daughters Freddie Nelson and Loretta Mays.
Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. Comments that violate these standards, or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, are subject to being removed and commenters are subject to being banned. To post comments, you must be a registered user on toledoblade.com. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.