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Tribute to Borough's Centenarians Kicks Off 'Bronx Week'

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The Bronx is 100 years old this year, and to celebrate, it's honoring residents who have been around the whole time.

"Bronx Week" kicked off Wednesday with a tribute to the borough's centenarians.

The honorees talked to NY1 about Bronx pride, neighborhood memories and the secret to a long life.

"Everybody in the Bronx is nice to granny, and I always say there's no place better than the Bronx," said one person at the event.

"It was very good. Every hallway was open, every doorway. No matter. Come and have a glass of wine, come and have this, come and have," said another. "It's changed today."

"I have no secret," said a third. "I just go on."

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the event.

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