Wednesday was a big day for the local Daughters of the American Revolution, a patriotic women’s society limited to lineal descendants of soldiers of the Revolutionary War. The organization added six women to its ranks.

But Wednesday was even more important for 92-year-old Rosemary Arthur of Santa Cruz, who watched as five family members and three generations were among those taking the DAR pledge.

“It’s one of the biggest days of my life,” Arthur said.

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