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Yakima woman remembers Spanish flu of 1918, compares outbreak to coronavirus

March 26, 2020


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  • Reply batfly March 18, 2020 at 6:10 pm

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  • Reply 雨琛梂 March 18, 2020 at 7:25 pm

    IΒ΄m doubt why European countries donesΒ΄t let their citizen to protect themself. Even missinforme them. Do you think a common flu just need wash your hand, no more? Why the goverment donΒ΄t inform their people to use mask, just like China, Japan, Singapour did? Or just racism, european think they are stronger?

    Maybe they just want to use this virus to eliminate aging pupulation to solve pension and heathcare problem. DonΒ΄t underestimate the evil of capitalism.

  • Reply c schaan March 18, 2020 at 7:31 pm

    What a sweetheart

  • Reply Keith Collins March 18, 2020 at 7:38 pm

    She would have to be over 100 years old to remember 1918

  • Reply Andrew Buenrostro March 18, 2020 at 10:37 pm

    God bless this family πŸ™Œ

  • Reply jukijunk March 18, 2020 at 10:41 pm

    She still has a full head of hair!

  • Reply Steven Wolf March 19, 2020 at 12:33 am

    American's learn from our history. Do not make the same mistakes again.

  • Reply Steve Simmons March 19, 2020 at 1:13 am

    You Grandmother is a awesomely beautiful lady! Please spend as much time with her, as you are able. What an incredible generation of individuals.

  • Reply David Sumner March 19, 2020 at 1:22 am

    Wow she was absolutely beautiful when she was younger. Still lovely now, but that sepia picture of her…..Breathtaking.

  • Reply Oprah Winfrey March 19, 2020 at 2:13 am

    bless this women

  • Reply Ruben B Ramirez March 19, 2020 at 2:34 am

    God bless her Soul πŸ™

  • Reply Assless Chaps March 19, 2020 at 3:15 am

    Best advice I've received πŸ‘Œ

  • Reply a March 19, 2020 at 3:31 am

    I can't comprehend what she is saying knai

  • Reply vernon nilesjr March 19, 2020 at 4:49 am

    God bless this elderly magnificent woman and she beats and defy the odds during the pandemic crisis πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸ™πŸ’ͺ

  • Reply Alt Dimas March 19, 2020 at 6:25 am

    Bless her I'm glad she is beautiful πŸ™β™₯️

  • Reply then benagcz March 19, 2020 at 8:20 am

    Stay inside please God bless you !!

  • Reply 8KO March 19, 2020 at 11:42 am

    It should be called American virus instead of spanish flu. It originated from US.

  • Reply DimensionZombie March 19, 2020 at 12:09 pm

    Back 2 back PANDEMICS

  • Reply DimensionZombie March 19, 2020 at 12:11 pm

    Too bad MOST Americans now only know how to make selfies and follow the KARDASHIANS

  • Reply Marc Victor March 19, 2020 at 12:58 pm

    This story is a sign that a war is in the making with the elites new world order, china is not happy for the implant of the virus by the usa in their country, and the usa wans to reset their loans with china to zero, jajajaj good luck with that. This fake virus is nothing for things to come, the government is not permiting anyone talk to elders because the elders have important information about war. Yes they are using this virus propaganda plan. The plan : Create a plan, create fear, supply solution to the fear and the elites profit.

  • Reply Mr Becker March 19, 2020 at 4:18 pm

    Extremely lucky woman

  • Reply MikeUnthertz March 19, 2020 at 7:13 pm

    She's only 8 years younger than the currently oldest American (114).

  • Reply sandra d March 19, 2020 at 10:58 pm

    🌻🌻omg just luv her what a happy beautiful spirit with wisdom to share. Luv the advice. State it down face it head on
    AmenπŸ¦‹πŸ™πŸΌπŸ¦‹ blessings upon blessings

  • Reply Abigail Real March 19, 2020 at 11:20 pm

    πŸ’•

  • Reply Kasey Leahy March 20, 2020 at 12:20 am

    How is she?! Did she say?!

  • Reply sai76 March 20, 2020 at 12:42 am

    This old fart shouldn't be worried about getting the virus because she already lived a long life.

  • Reply David Sorto March 20, 2020 at 1:45 am

    Yakima I Carly?

  • Reply Default March 20, 2020 at 3:06 am

    The Spanish Flu killed anyone it touched, Corona Virus can only kill the very elderly and very infirm. We have it good compared to the people back then.

  • Reply Meowlody March 20, 2020 at 9:22 am

    God bless you and your gramma, we all need to learn from history and to keep our family safe and stay home, we will beat this thing!

  • Reply Lucy Muhenge March 20, 2020 at 12:57 pm

    if by 1918 she was a young girl, the how old is she now

  • Reply Elaine Cochrane March 20, 2020 at 1:32 pm

    Yeah some similarities apart from the horrific symptoms ending in death.

  • Reply gourmetgirl March 20, 2020 at 2:43 pm

    Hopeful we can learn from the greatest generation.

  • Reply Meade Music March 21, 2020 at 1:17 am

    Corona virus was manufactured by communist China.

  • Reply Anddres Torres March 21, 2020 at 2:07 am

    It’s fine ….I get the flu I get the flu…I guess it’s my time to die …..I’m going to have fun

  • Reply L D March 21, 2020 at 2:44 am

    Those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it, and those who do are doomed to watch it happen.

  • Reply Kelly Quinn March 21, 2020 at 5:29 am

    Does anyone realize that she would have to be 102 if she was born the same year?

  • Reply Brittanny Marie March 21, 2020 at 6:38 am

    Is it me or did she not say anything real around 1:28?

  • Reply Super Smash Revan March 21, 2020 at 8:07 am

    For a 106 year old woman she looks incredible.

  • Reply sailor charlene March 21, 2020 at 8:39 am

    Stylish grandma

  • Reply Gengonglike Arbukle March 21, 2020 at 2:55 pm

    She lived in the age of just telephones and primitive cars and type writers, and now she is talking on a futuristic video phone.

  • Reply PathisNarrow March 21, 2020 at 6:45 pm

    there was no spanish flu

  • Reply I'm Done March 21, 2020 at 11:11 pm

    Holy cow, she was a gorgeous child!!!

  • Reply Michel Simard March 22, 2020 at 12:02 am

    She witness all the most interesting decades

  • Reply FireBomberBassist March 22, 2020 at 12:30 am

    Cant see my grandmother at her home either. ;(

  • Reply Cindy Demambro March 22, 2020 at 2:32 am

    Your grand mom is so adorable.God Bless her

  • Reply Cult Mechanicus March 22, 2020 at 3:48 am

    World War 1-Today amazing woman

  • Reply Chinese Virus Zombie March 22, 2020 at 4:01 am

    "Spanish Virus" This is racist against Spanish peoples

  • Reply E1jay March 22, 2020 at 4:16 am

    Imagine having to go through 2 pandemics and is at risk of another one because of her age, prayers to the people affected by these pandemics

  • Reply CHINITA JEANY March 22, 2020 at 12:33 pm

    I hate math. Gosh she pretty granny. How old she is

  • Reply Playbackjunkie March 22, 2020 at 1:25 pm

    Hmmm what a coincidence. It broke out during war. Was probably a bioweapon then.

  • Reply Bluegirl Xhin March 22, 2020 at 7:22 pm

    So my question is how they stop the virus? Are they have vaccine?

  • Reply Robin Alexander March 23, 2020 at 2:38 am

    Strong lady

  • Reply Johnny Blaze March 23, 2020 at 3:38 am

    I love talking to my grandmother shes 95 . Just think about the changes that she has seen threw her life. She really went downhill when her husband of 65 years past of cancer it devastated our whole family. Accutly tearing up thinking of him. Stay strong America 🀟🏼

  • Reply Freedom Loving Loyalist March 23, 2020 at 4:56 am

    you said it wrong Spanish flu did not apeere when WWI brock

  • Reply Freedom Loving Loyalist March 23, 2020 at 4:59 am

    true survivor people just don't care anymore

  • Reply Plumface-sama March 23, 2020 at 5:35 am

    0:12 This woman was Michael Cera when she was young

  • Reply Aerostar93 March 23, 2020 at 10:44 am

    Hard believe shes 106

  • Reply MGTOW Matty March 23, 2020 at 11:50 am

    oh..bless…i love old things..

  • Reply Enrico Sanchez March 23, 2020 at 1:03 pm

    "Spanish" flu? That President Wilson was a racist!

  • Reply Kat c March 23, 2020 at 5:06 pm

    Beautiful just beautiful God bless your grandma

  • Reply Crazyworld1975 March 23, 2020 at 9:47 pm

    She’s amazingly well!!!

  • Reply Lisa Andrews March 23, 2020 at 10:32 pm

    Wow, she's beautiful, articulate, and positive at 106! What has her diet been like ? I'm always curious about the relationship between diet and longevity.

  • Reply baritonebynight March 24, 2020 at 3:07 am

    Doubtful if the Divider in Chief wouldΒ  listen to her wisdom.

  • Reply Credit Launch Travelers March 24, 2020 at 5:36 am

    She’s so adorable ❀️

  • Reply Patricia Handa March 24, 2020 at 7:43 am

    People saying she looks young, they have her hair done very nicely and makeup, and she still has most of her senses, but you do realize only the very healthy make it past 100, right? Ninety year olds are more likely to live to 91 than eighty year olds are to live to 81 because all the sick people are dead by 90 and it's just everyone waiting for their tickers to give out one night. The oldest person ever was interviewed at 121 and was still quite coherant, when asked how she was doing she said, "Well, I can't see very well, I can't hear very well, and I can't walk very well, but everything's fine." , which gives you an idea of the attitude needed to make it to 120! ☺

  • Reply il m March 24, 2020 at 8:06 am

    She's a gem Suzanna, that's why you tossed her there.

  • Reply JC Denton March 24, 2020 at 3:43 pm

    I wish we could just test everyone in the country right now. This way, we would see that probably ~70% of the population has already been infected with Covid-19 since January and only a couple hundred of people have died.

  • Reply Asghar Ali March 24, 2020 at 7:13 pm

    Wow excellent memory in age 106.

  • Reply Starlise Jun.from.17 March 25, 2020 at 2:19 am

    Wow she looks great to be over 100

  • Reply Steve Jarvis March 25, 2020 at 5:20 am

    History repeats itself.

  • Reply Jone ethan Madriaga March 25, 2020 at 5:24 am

    What is the worst pandemic ncov or Spanish flu??

  • Reply mplwy March 25, 2020 at 6:49 am

    ❀

  • Reply Chris Lo Tam March 25, 2020 at 10:36 am

    I thought that was her mum

  • Reply Grumpy 1 March 25, 2020 at 2:17 pm

    Great piece. Well done

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