Hobsession
Hobsession
Feb 16, 2020
Enemy of the State: The Incarceration of ‘Typhoid Mary’
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Mary Mallon was once known as the most dangerous and feared woman in New York. An Irish immigrant and hard-working cook, Mallon was chased down by authorities and forced into a life of isolation, despite never having committed any actual crimes. So who was Mary Mallon and why was she considered such a menace to society? Heidi and Becki take a look at the strange and tragic life of the woman history remembers as ‘Typhoid Mary’.

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