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Pandemic Influenza Storybook

Personal Recollections from Survivors, Families, and Friends

1918 pandemic fluThe CDC's Pandemic Flu Storybook provides readers with a look at the impact pandemic flu events have had on both survivors and the families and friends of non-survivors. These stories are not folklore, but personal recollections. This collection of stories was first released in 2008 to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the 1918 flu pandemic.


Featured Story: Emily Noyes Beebe

Emily Noyes Beebe

“My father, Whitwell Wentworth Coxe, was born April 24, 1884 in Roanoke, Virginia. He married a lovely, caring lady named Emily Noyes Beebe of Spartanburg, South Carolina in 1909.”


Do You Have a Pan Flu Story to Share?
Online Story Submit Form
Story Submit Form, DOC [83 KB]
Story Submit Form, PDF [78 KB]
Pandemic Influenza Storybook Project
1600 Clifton Road, MS D-25
Atlanta, GA 30333
404-639-7392 (fax)
ATTN: Sharon KD Hoskins

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  • Page last reviewed: April 9, 2013
  • Page last updated: April 9, 2013
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