'Mamma' D'Amato turns 99

Antoinette Mamma D'Amato, former Sen. Alfonse D'Amato's mother who became famous after making a popular campaign video for her son, turns 99 on Feb. 22, 2014. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Antoinette D'Amato gets a kiss from young Alfonso, 6, during her birthday celebration Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in her Island Park home.

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