Then There Were None

As a child, I remember being excited to meet people born in the 19th century. Now, none are left. An entire epoch of human history is banished from living memory today.  Only those of us who remember second hand, if our memories are anything but the curious fancy of an overactive imagination, remain.

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/15/worlds-oldest-person-emma-morano-dies-aged-117

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