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Jo Jo the Dog Faced Boy – Fedor Jeftichew

Fedor Jeftichew – Jo Jo the Dog Faced Boy Fedor was born in Russia in 1868 and like his father, Adrien Konstantinov Jeftichew, the boy had generalized hypertrichosis. This condition, also know as “werewolf syndrome”, results in thick hair covering … Continue reading

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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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