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CATEGORY: Mary Todd Lincoln
Mary Todd Lincoln May Have Had Pernicious Anemia
July 11, 2016

In a new book, a physician and scholar argues that a deficiency in vitamin B12 could explain the first lady’s long list of ailments and notoriously strange behavior. Read More

Mary Todd Lincoln Portrait Revealed as Hoax
February 13, 2012

Just in time for the 203rd anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birthday on February 12, news broke of a hoax involving a well-known portrait of his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln. Read More