To Gonze Lee Twitty, age is simply a number, not a state of mind.
To this day, he still talks about his ability to work like someone much younger than himself on his Pleasant Hill farm. Twitty takes pride in his vitality.
"He thinks he's still 50," said daughter Odessa White at a birthday celebration held in his honor Saturday at the Lancaster County Community Center.
The crowd of a couple hundred people laughed.
It was easy to tell who was the man of honor in the crowd.