Long Beach Obituaries

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  • Yesterday | via O-R Online 

    Infant who survived in 1920s sideshow incubator dies...

    In this July 22, 2015 photo, Lucille Horn is shown at her home in Long Beach, N.Y. - Associated Press MINEOLA, N.Y. – Lucille Conlin Horn weighed barely 2 pounds when she was born, a perilous size for any infant, especially in 1920.

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  • Friday | via The Spokesman-Review 

    Lucille Conlin Horn, a 1920s 'incubator baby,' dies ...

    Lucille Horn stands on the boardwalk outside her home in Long Beach, N.Y., on July 22, 2015, Horn who weighed less than two pounds at birth, and wasn't expected to survive, lived nearly a century after her parents put their faith in a sideshow doctor at Coney Island who put babies on display in incubators to fund his research to keep them alive. She died in New York at age 96 on Feb. 11, 2017.

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  • Friday Feb 24 | via The Spokesman-Review 

    Infant who survived in 1920s sideshow incubator dies...

    In this July 22, 2015 file photo, Lucille Horn stands on the boardwalk outside her home in Long Beach, N.Y. Horn who weighed less than two pounds at birth and wasn't expected to survive, lived nearly a century after her parents put their faith in a sideshow doctor at Coney Island who put babies on display in incubators to fund his research to keep them alive. She died in New York at age 96 on Feb. 11, 2017.

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  • Friday Feb 24 | via Daily Mail 

    Infant who survived in 1920s sideshow incubator dies...

    Woman who was born premature in 1920 and saved from death in a sideshow incubator dies at the age of 96 Her condition was so bad that doctors told her parents to hold off on a funeral for her twin sister, who died at birth, because she would likely perish too Horn's father took her to the Coney Island boardwalk, where a pioneering doctor had an incubator for premature babies Lucille Conlin Horn weighed barely two pounds when she was born, a perilous size for any infant, especially in 1920. Doctors told her parents to hold off on a funeral for her twin sister who had died at birth, expecting she too would soon be gone.

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  • Friday Feb 24 | via Cybercast News Service 

    Former 1920s 'incubator baby' Lucille Conlin Horn di...

    A 96-year-old woman, whose life was saved as in infant in 1920 when she was placed in a Coney Island sideshow incubator, has died. Lucille Conlin Horn, who lived in Long Beach, New York, died Feb. 11, according to the Hungerford & Clark Funeral Home.

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