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Tragic 105-year-old Anastasia Khoreva hanged herself after telling her family she was tired of waiting to die.

The bed-ridden great-great-great grandmother, from Darsun, Russia, used her remaining strength to get a clothes line and fix a makeshift noose in her bedroom after waiting for her family to leave her alone in the house.

Family and friends say Anastasia - who'd survived the Russian revolution, Lenin's Red Terror, Stalinist purges, and two World Wars - had been depressed while stricken with a lung infection

One neighbour said: "It's a strange thing to do at her time of life but she used to say she was fed up with waiting for death so she wanted to go and meet it."

"She'd tried once before saying she'd had enough, but that time we managed to stop her. This time we weren't so lucky," one family member told local media.




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