August 26th, 2014
09:54 AM ET

There's No Slowing Down This 99-Year-Old

In today's edition of the "Good Stuff," a 99-year-old woman is on a mission to sew 1,000 dresses for little girls in Africa by her birthday. CNN's Michaela Pereira reports.

Since 2011, Lillian Weber has been sewing a dress a day for “Little Dresses for Africa," a charity group that distributes them to orphanages and schools throughout Africa.

Since she started, Weber has made over 840 dresses.

She recently set a goal of sewing together dress number 1,000 by May 6, 2015 – her 100th birthday.

But she says she won't stop there.

"When I get to that 1,000, if I'm able to – I won't quit."

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