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100-year-old man dies as family sing Happy Birthday 100-year-old man dies as family sing Happy Birthday
A 100-year-old Plymouth man died – as his family gathered round to sing Happy Birthday to him.Sidney Doel had invited loved ones including some of his 14 great grandchildren to lunch to celebrate reaching the century milestone. But before the meal at his care home they realised WW2 hero Sidney was unwell and they quickly crowded round his bed. The family all sang a rendition of Happy Birthday to him – as he slipped away. His death was so sudden that he didn’t even get to read his ...
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