Ryan Reynolds and Aviation Gin Toast an 84-Year-Old Leap Baby for Finally Turning 21

She's finally legal to drink—but unsure why some actor cares

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Just about every teen feels like it takes forever to turn 21, but Arlene Manko’s wait for a legal drink puts the rest of us to shame.

On Saturday, Feb. 29, Manko’s body will turn 84, but technically she’ll just be turning 21.  A Leap Day baby, she’s only been able to celebrate her birthday every four years, meaning she’s just now officially reaching the legal drinking age.

Ryan Reynolds, owner of Aviation Gin and a master marketer who leaps on just about every timely excuse for a fun ad, has created a special video celebrating Manko’s birthday and making sure that Aviation is her first legal drink.



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