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Thursday, July 14, 2011

PERFECT STORM IN 1918

When you combine a virulent flu strain and soldiers from many nations in a relatively small geographic area (wartime France), the result is a worldwide flu epidemic. It’s quite likely that one or more of your ancestors was killed or badly sickened by the 1918 Influenza Epidemic—and it’s also quite likely that some record of that death/illness still exists:

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