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  • Who: Darlyne Markus

  • What: Longest career as a newspaper boy/girl

  • Where: United States

The longest serving paper girl in the world is Darlyne Markus (USA) who started delivering The Idaho Press-Tribune newspaper on a daily basis in 1958 at the age of 29 to residents in Nampa, Idaho, USA, and continued to do so until 21 November 2008, when she reached the age of 79, a period of 50 years and 173 days.

Darlyne not only delivered the Idaho Press-Tribune daily on the same route, but to some of her original customers for 50 years.

 

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