NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Setting up a bucket list of things you want to do before you KICK the Bucket is common at Senior Living Centers. In Maury County, those lists keep getting more adventurous.

News4 spoke with 99-year-old Lydia Gross at the Poplar Estates Senior Community Living facility in Columbia about some big plans she has prepared.

Life at 99 years old is not known for moving fast. On Saturday, life will move fast once again for Lydia Gross.

Gross is taking her first flying lessons on Saturday where she plans at some point to take over the controls from the instructor.

Suited in her 1930's pilot gear, Gross plans to take a jab back at life as she flies a plane for the first time.

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Terry Bulger has been bringing you stories of the people and places that make Tennessee unique and interesting on News4 since 1990. Contact Terry if you have an interesting community story for him to cover.

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