Circus matriarch Madame Rosa remains active at 103

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In this photo taken Sept.8, 2014, Rosa Bouglione poses for a photographer in her apartment in Paris. Madame Rosa was born in Belgium to a performing family in time for Christmas in 1910, and though the indefatigable centenarian lived through two world wars, and lost the circus briefly during the Nazi-occupation of Paris, she’s never let the trials of the 20th century spoil her zest for life. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)PARIS (AP) — Madame Rosa appears at the circus apartment doorway in sparkling diamonds, red lipstick and a walking frame — and sits down beside her leopard skin rug.

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