sweden’s oldest man does NOT die of natural causes

A 107-year-old man died in Sweden the other day.  In a fire.  In the house where he lived … alone.

He had lived alone in the house for nine years since his wife died.  And the man was in good health, according to the Swedish newspaper article, except for a little hearing loss.  He worked until 78, drove until 102, was a lifelong sailor.

Now, it is obviously very sad that the man died in a fire, one so bad it had burned the house down before firefighters arrived.  This is not a pleasant way to go.

But how many 107-year-olds do not die of natural causes?  How many are still in a position to die in a (likely accidental) fire in their own home?

If my infant son makes it to 107, the year will be 2116.

What will the world look like then?

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One thought on “sweden’s oldest man does NOT die of natural causes

  1. OH :O Poor him… I wonder how old he could have gotten if the fire hadn’t came along! Maybe 150, but who knows..

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