102-year-old woman gears up to vote safely during coronavirus

102-year-old woman gears up to vote safely during coronavirus
A secure ballot drop box stands for people to drop off their 2020 presidential primary ballots. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

A 102-year-old Illinois woman isn’t letting coronavirus stop her from voting in the 2020 elections.

Bea Lumpkin, a retired teacher from Chicago, was photographed putting her ballot in the mail.

At her age, she’s considered high-risk for contracting COVID-19, but she made sure to take necessary precautions by wearing some pretty serious protective gear.

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The Chicago Teacher’s Union shared the photo on Twitter, writing, “If Bea can do it, anyone can do it. Vote!”

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