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Death can be postponed by loving couples ...!!!

Discussion in 'Mahusiano, mapenzi, urafiki' started by ngoshwe, Apr 19, 2010.

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    ngoshwe JF-Expert Member

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    Inseparable couple dies on the same day


    I don't know quite how it happens...sometimes appears as very uncommon cases, but it is said sometimes the bond between a husband and wife can be so strong that nothing can sever it. Not even death itself.

    The University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor Terry Trevino-Richard once studied the phenomenon, in an article titled "Death Timing Among Deceased Married Couples in a Southern Cemetery." he wrote:

    "There is ample evidence that individuals may subconsciously or deliberately hasten or postpone their own death by aiming toward a psychologically important date,".

    Here below is a list of few reported cases of spouses deaths (note: The date shown is when the matter was reported in the reviewed source). It is not an intention to reveal in all cases what was the cause, but just to see some few examples for which I've tried to compile:


    Case No. 1 - May 21, 1882
    Upon the Death of his husband Joseph Cobb (74), the Wife Mrs. Cobb collapsed and died 12hrs later. They lived together about 40 – 50 yrs. (Source: The New York Times http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9E01E4DC163AEF33A25752C2A9639C94639FD7CF)


    Case No. 2: Feb 27, 1931
    Wife and husband died only 15hrs apart: while wife Elizabeth Mc Pheran Starret (71) died at 4:15 am, the Husband George Eugene Starett died at 7:4pm while the family was busy preparing for funeral of the former. (Source: Reading News Paper of http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=ZuSUVyMx-TgC&dat=19310201&printsec=frontpage


    Case No. 3: February 27, 2002
    Tragic Stan Trueman (76) collapse and died on the day of his wife's Mrs Trueman (74) funeral (Source: StockportExpress http://www.stockportexpress.co.uk/news/s/308/308705_husband_dies_on_day_of_wifes_funeral.html


    Case No. 4 : June 24, 2002
    Henry Flowers and Lossie Mae Horne Flowers of Wilson, NC, The couple had been married for 65 years and they both died only hours apart.http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1355/is_1_102/ai_87855297/

    Case No. 5 -Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008
    After 68 years of marriage, Bill and Eldrid Walker died together—within 20 hours of each other and on the same day—even though they were in separate facilities and Eldrid hadn't seen her beloved husband since a stroke a week prior.(http://gazettextra.com/news/2008/oct/01/devoted-couple-die-same-day/ )


    Case No. 6 February 15, 2008
    Diana Kraft and her husband, Kent, had been married for about 43 years, both born on the same day: Sept. 2, 1941. Diana Kraft had battled Lou Gehrig’s Disease, and Kent had a brief illnesshttp://www.rockymountainnews.com/blogs/web-noise/2008/feb/15/coupledied/)

    Case; No 7

    Mr & Mrs Brian Eckersley, British couple who professed they could not live without the other died on the same day shortly after celebrating their 50th wedding( anniversary.http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/85350.html)

    Case No. 8: Feb, 2009

    When Robert learned Darlene was terminally ill, he quickly grumbled: "I'm terminal, too."As his wife lay beside him in her last moments on Jan. 23, Robert began to die, to the amazement of his family and hospice caretakers.
    Their story of love and long-term devotion showcases an aspect of humanity that science has a hard time explaining: that sometimes strength of will decides whether we live or die.
    (Source: http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2009/feb/07/husband-and-wife-die-within-hours-of-each-other/)


    Case No. No. 9: 25 Feb 2010
    Dr. S.R. Mpenzire (rtd lecturer) of civil engineering who passed away in Lugalo hospital on 10 February, 2010 and his wife who passed away on the same day in Muhimbili hospital, Dar es Salaam. (UHANDSI FLASH NEWS: http://www.coet.udsm.ac.tz/Newsflash_Vol_2Issue2%5B1%5D.pdf
     
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    PakaJimmy JF-Expert Member

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    Hii ipo kabisa, na shuhuda ni nyingi zaidi!...Lakini jinsi siku zinavyozidi kwenda, mambo haya yanabadilika...Upendo si ule wa zamani...Watu wamekuwa na utapeli zaidi!Kwahiyo incidence hizi zinazidi kupungua, itafikia siku zinaacha kuwepo kabisa!
     
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    ngoshwe JF-Expert Member

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    Labda, kama unafamilia, kwa jambo lipi ungemwomba MUNGU akujaaalie..., kufa na maiwifu wako siku moja au mmoja abakie kwa muda tosha ili aweze kuchunga amilia???(si kuchulii mzee!!).
     
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    Tall JF-Expert Member

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    Kwa Tanania inasemekana kuwa kwa watu wazima(above 50)akifa mmoja basi mwingine hamalizi miaka miwili.
    HIVYO KAMA UNA MZAZI MMOJA BASI JITAHIDI KAANAE VEMA KWANI WALIO WENGI HAWAMALIZI MIAKA 2 HUWAFUATA WENZAO
     
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    Duh kaazi kwey kwey
     
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    Nasolwa JF-Expert Member

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    Hii ni kweli kabisa bwana ngoswe, case no 9 walikuwa wanaishi tegeta na walikuwa majirani wa ndugu yangu na nilihudhuria mazishi yao. Alianza kuzikwa mama huko mbagala na kesho yake tukamzika baba makaburi ya kinondoni. Walipishana kufariki masaa kama matano hivi.
     
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    mmmmmh!
     
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