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Sisters Die 102 Years Apart — One From the Spanish Flu, the Other From Coronavirus



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A 96-year-old Texas woman died from coronavirus last week, more than a century after her older sister died from the Spanish Flu, according to an obituary and media reports.
Selma Esther Ryan has lived at an Austin assisted living center for the past three years after previously living in San Antonio, WOAI reported.
Her daughter, Vicki Spencer, told KXAN she got a call April 3 that her mother was sick along with four other residents at the center.
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