Jan 25, 2020
The Woman in the Glass Coffin: The Life and Death of Julia Pastrana. Part one
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Part one.   A young girl born and raised in Western Mexico became an international celebrity in the mid-nineteenth century, yet now the name Julia Pastrana has fallen into near obscurity. An outcast from mainstream society, Pastrana became one of the most famous performers of her day, but never for the right reasons. We sift through the lies and rumours to find the real woman and the truth about her heartbreaking life.

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