Harold Fulton Bent

He was uncovered, saved by wiggling his fingers.
Michael D.

  

Masked nurse pumping water at a field hospital during the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic. Photographed in United States, September 1918.

Ancestor: Harold Fulton Bent

Descendent: Michael D.

Harold was born in Lynn, MA, during the Spanish Flu pandemic. He was infected as a baby, and nurses there believed he had died, so they covered his little body with a sheet. But a while later, a nurse noticed movement under the sheet. He was uncovered, saved by wiggling his fingers. He went on to live a long, productive, and healthy life.

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