Roald Dahl’s Daughter Tragically Died

Writer Roald Dahl’s oldest child, daughter Olivia, contracted measles when she was seven years old. His disease resulted in a rare but serious complication: measles encephalitis, inflammation of the brain. Olivia died on November 17, 1962, just days after becoming ill. Dahl was devastated by the loss of his daughter, but he also used Olivia’s […]

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