107-Year-Old Julia Bizzarri Survives COVID-19

Jul 06, 2020 247

BY: Síle Moloney

A week after Woodrow Wilson was sworn in as the 28th President of the United States, Julia Bizzarri was born in the Bronx on Mar. 13, 1913. In a curious twist of fate, in the same year that now, 107-year-old Bizzarri has astonishingly shown COVID-19 who’s boss, Wilson’s name is to be removed from Princeton University buildings, one of a number of moves by age-old institutions to address the legacy of racism in the country.

At 107, Bizzarri has lived through not only one civil rights movement, but what many are calling a second. Like others of her generation, Bizzarri has borne witness to World War I, Women’s Suffrage, the Great Depression, World War II, the moon landing, the Vietnam War, 9/11, the Great Recession of 2008, 27 World Series wins by her beloved Yankees, and of course the coronavirus pandemic.

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SOURCE: https://www.norwoodnews.org

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