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The Conflict of Modern and Traditional Medicine
The Tragedy of January 10, 1883
A Bizarre Story of Scientific Progress
From Sacred Calumets to Ashtrays
A Priest Follows Another Priest's 300-Year-Old Path to Death
The Path of a Fur Trader and Fort Builder
An Unreliable Text and Other Evidence
From Whaling to Coal Burning
First Woman Notary Public
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