108-year-old Cubs super fan celebrates their World Series win

Hazel Nilson.
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She patiently waited her whole life — all 108 years — for this moment: To see the Chicago Cubs win the World Series.

Hazel Nilson lives in New Hampshire now, but she grew up near Wrigley Field. The longtime baseball fan told Fox 25 before Wednesday night's World Series finale that she spent the season "pulling like crazy" for her team. "I never lost faith in the Cubs," she said. "Win or lose, I love them." Donning a Cubs cap, Nilson stayed up until past 1 a.m. to watch the game with neighbors and Jim Morelli, who shared these photos of Nilson celebrating the big win:

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