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'Bigger than winning the war': WWII vet, aged 99, survives coronavirus in Brazil

Reuters Tuesday, 14 April 2020
World War Two veteran Ermando Piveta, aged 99, became the oldest Brazilian to recover from the coronavirus on Tuesday.
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