World's Oldest Person Has Passed Away

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Kitty
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World's Oldest Person Has Passed Away

Post by Kitty » Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:56 pm

Emma Morano, of Italy has died today at age 117. She was the last person to have been born in the 1800s. Here is the CBS news article.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/last-surviv ... es-at-117/

And here is another more in-depth article by the huffington post.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/emm ... 9638e455d5

What an amazing lady! Think of what she had seen in her lifetime.
You trying to tell me you didn't hear that shriek? That was something trying to get out of its premature grave, and I don't want to be here when it does. - Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

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Re: World's Oldest Person Has Passed Away

Post by donnie » Sun Apr 16, 2017 10:31 pm

Amazing story... the last from the 1800's—the end of an era, and another living connection with the past lost...

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