Ida Merlino, of photography fame, is 100 years-young plus 3 — and counting! | Inside Out

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Ida Merlino, sitting, celebrating a birthday with her siblings, Ann Merlino (Staten Island Advance Woman of Achievement), Dr. Lina R. Merlino and Gino Merlino. (Courtesy/Merlino family)Staten Island Advance

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — At 103 years-young, Ida Merlino has witnessed profound changes in human history — progress, innovations and significant documented events that have changed the world in innumerable ways.