Shorty turns 100

Shorty Kline, in front, with, from left, daughter Sue Waugh, wife Sharlene, and daughter Valerie McLead, pose for a photo in front of some of the clocks that once hung on the walls of Kline’s Cafe.

If one lived in Rockport prior to the mid-1990s, he or she probably ate at least one meal at Kline’s Café in downtown Rockport.

The former owner of Kline’s Café - Herbert Russell “Shorty” Kline Jr. - is celebrating his 100th birthday Nov. 6.

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