I saw the following in my newspaper and it seems incorrect to me (note, it's not an obituary, the referenced person is still very much alive.) - "she is 1 of 11 siblings. A brother and a sister died earlier." Since there were 11 siblings, originally, and a brother and a sister have died, shouldn't she be referred to as "She is 1 of 9 siblings; a brother and a sister died earlier," or, "She was 1 of 11 siblings. A brother and a sister died earlier." Thank you, Hugh Centerville
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