Because of the Ebola threat now facing the United States and the world, I thought I’d share links to three letters written during the influenza epidemic of 1918 that killed more than 50 million people worldwide. After reading them, I think you’ll agree they speak volumes about man’s ability to deal with adversity.
Links to the letters appear below:
To view several images from the same time period, visit the National Archives page, THE DEADLY VIRUS: The Influenza Epidemic of 1918.
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