Typhoid Mary


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Typhoid Mary

See Mallon, Mary.

Typhoid Mary

(Mary Mallon, 1870–1938) unwitting carrier of typhus; suffered 23-year quarantine. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 354]
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She said: "I look forward to telling this story about one of the most infamous women in America, Typhoid Mary, a woman whose true tale has never been told.
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Terrible Typhoid Mary provides insight and understanding for a woman previously portrayed as a villain.
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