Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Minnesota Woolly Girl – Alice Doherty

Alice Elizabeth Doherty – The Minnesota Woolly Girl Born in Minneapolis on March 14, 1887, Alice Doherty had a rare condition called “dog-faced” hypertrichosis. She had normal parents and siblings. Alice was put on exhibition as a freak when she … Continue reading

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The Texas Giant – Jack Earle

Jack Earle The Texas Giant (1906-1952) Born in Denver, Colorado just after the turn of the 20th century, Jacob Ehrlich later changed his name to Jack Earle. Like most giants, Jack was not a gigantic baby. As he began to … Continue reading

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