DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Walter Kyle was almost two years old when the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 killed at least 50 million people around the world.
Now, at 104, he’s living the coronavirus pandemic, having just received his second COVID-19 vaccination.
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“I’m happy to be able to get it and can’t wait to see the day when we can go back to the dining room to eat,” Kyle said.
Born November 12, 1916 while Woodrow Wilson was President and World War I was in progress, Kyle has lived in Dallas for 56 years.
He lived at the Presbyterian Village North, an elderly community in North Dallas for 12 years.
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As of March 3, 2021, more than 216,000 Texans had received the coronavirus vaccine.
More than 42,000 people have died from the virus in Texas, behind only California and New York.
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