Facebook birthday card plea for Betty Musker, 104, goes viral.

A woman who loves cards has received more than 5,700 for her 104th birthday after a plea on a social network site went viral.

Betty Musker, from Golborne, near Wigan, when asked what she wanted for her birthday, she said ‘just a nice card, I love cards.“

Her family and her care home Golborne House decided to launch a card appeal on Facebook with a group called "For the love of Betty Musker”.

Cards have been posted for her from countries including the US, Japan, New Zealand and Australia.

Mrs Musker was overwhelmed and surprised all of the cards were for her and said it was “lovely people had taken the time out the send them”.