EXCLUSIVE: Suzanne Somers on Celebrating Her 70th Birthday — "70 is Sexy!"

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In this week’s issue of Closer Weekly, Suzanne Somers tells the magazine why life is better at 70 — and what she attributes her youthful glow to!

“I was wined and dined,” the Three's Company star tells Closer in an exclusive interview of her birthday celebration with family.

“They gave me an incredible dinner that will be hard to top. My children wrote me the most beautiful cards,” says Suzanne. “I was so moved.”

Suzanne in April 2015. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

“I want to epitomize what the new 70 looks and feels like — it’s sexy!” she tells Closer. “At 70, you still have your ‘juice,’ and you also have confidence.”

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Surprisingly, the California native attributes her youthfulness to the breast cancer diagnosis that she received in 2001, which proved to be a turning point. Confirms Suzanne, “Cancer was my gift.”

Suzanne and Alan in March 2015. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Through it all, Suzanne’s husband, Alan Hamel, was her rock — and today their bond is stronger than ever. “I’m aging, but he tells me that I’m beautiful every day,” she says. “I say prayers of gratitude, because I realize how rare it is to have found my soul mate.”

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Suzanne has no plans of slowing down either, “I want to be working in Vegas when I’m 80 — no kidding!”

For more from Suzanne, pick up the latest issue of Closer Weekly, on newsstands now!

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