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Former UI professor celebrates 102nd birthday

Janardan Kukreti, former University professor of veterinary medicine and Champaign resident, celebrates his 102nd birthday in his son’s house on Saturday. 

By Abrar Al-Heeti

October 13, 2014

Janardan Kukreti has more than a century’s worth of life experiences under his wing.  On Saturday, Kukreti, former University professor of veterinary medicine, and his friends and family members gathered to celebrate a major milestone in his life: his 102nd birthday. Forty guests arrived in the mornin...