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NORTH OLMSTED, OH (WOIO) -

19 Action News Reporter Dan Deroos went to the North Olmsted Senior Center Tuesday to ask senior citizens if this is the worst winter they can remember.

More than 50 seniors were at the center and the average age was 80.

"This is a normal winter when I was growing up. This is not that bad," says Lorie Davis.

"It's not a good one, but it's not the worst," says Jerry Sourek.

"I was probably about eight-years-old and I'm walking to school with my brother and the snow was up to our shoulders!" says Dorothy Barnes.

Most agreed the worst Cleveland winter actually hit 64 years ago.

"The year of 1950. November, I think it was around the 23rd and 24th", says Mary Ann Sourek.

"It was so bad that I didn't get home for three days," says Frank Gaughan.

But, everybody agreed, this has been a pretty rough winter.

"For me I think it's the worst because of the frequency I had to go out, like every other day or so, and clean up the sidewalk," admits one senior citizen.

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