Centenarian Rejects School's Offer, Teapot Returned

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In Sweden, Anna Erickson got a letter accepting her into the local preschool. It had gone out to everyone born in "07." But Anna was born in 1907 so the105 year old won't be showing up to class. In New York, the Waldorf-Astoria experienced a blast from the past when a man returned a silver-trimmed teapot — pilfered back in the 1930s.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. In Sweden, Anna Erickson got a letter accepting her into the local preschool. It had gone out to everyone in town born in '07. Great, except for one detail: Anna was born in 1907. So the 105-year-old won't be showing up to class. In New York, the elegant Waldorf-Astoria experienced a blast from the past this week when a man returned one of the hotel's silver-trimmed teapots, pilfered back in the 1930s. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.