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Attributed in "Liberty and Government" by W. M., in The Christian Science Journal, Vol. XX, No. 8 (November 1902) edited by Mary Baker Eddy, p. 465
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Henry the Sixth, Part Three, p. 317, Oxford University Press (2001), ISBN:9780192831415
Joseph Merrick
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Born: August 5, 1862

Died: April 11, 1890 (aged 27)

Bio: Joseph Carey Merrick, sometimes incorrectly referred to as John Merrick, was an English man with severe deformities who was exhibited as a human curiosity named the Elephant Man. He became well known in London society after he went to live at the London Hospital. Merrick was born in Leicester and began to develop abnormally during the first few years of his life.

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