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By Earline Smith Crews
Guest Writer 

There haven't always been flu shots


September 20, 2018

We plan to get our flu shots in the coming weeks. Old folks should do all they can to avoid that demon.

This memory of having the flu sticks in my mind like no other when compared to many childhood illnesses. My family had a seemingly strudy hold on well being, but one long ago time the flu put us down like a stack of dominos and it wasn't pretty.

My most memoriable experience being sick with the flu was circa 1946-47. Deep into winter, cold as that proverbial well diggers hind quarters, our house not finished inside as yet and not insulated well enough, our family fell like acorns in a hai...

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