Lifers: Nancy O'Connor's restaurant is her city's main attraction

"Work hard, be kind and take the good with the bad." Those are the words Nancy O'Connor has lived by her entire life. O'Connor, the owner of Mary's Luncheonette, has been opening her diner's doors every morning at four-thirty for the past 37 years. Known for its succulent pancakes and all-American hearty breakfasts, this Philadelphia diner is a favorite amongst the locals.

Learn more about Mary's rich history and O'Connor's work ethic in the video above. 

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