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This former ‘vivacious & outgoing’ 95 year old died from despair and loneliness imposed by pandemic-imposed isolation

We never of course hear about these cases, or the suicides. They are quietly & conveniently swept under the proverbial rug by those who are sticking with the narrative. EWR

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Rita Thomas was a victim of COVID-19, but she never had the disease.

The vivacious and outgoing 95-year-old, who lived independently until last year and celebrated her most recent birthday in February with friends at a Pasco County diner, willed herself to die two weeks ago because she could no longer handle the pandemic-imposed isolation.

“She said to me: ‘Linda. I’ve had a good life. I am ready to die. I don’t want to live this way anymore. I stopped eating,’ ’’ her daughter Linda Gardnersaid, recalling the conversation she had with her mother in August. Weeks later, her mother was hospitalized for complications from malnutrition.
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