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How to avoid a death in the family story of the young woman who was left to die by her husband

On the morning of Dec. 18, 1849, Frances McDermott, the daughter of a former slave and a slave-owner, walked into her home on Washington Avenue and found her husband, George Mancini, fatally shot in the chest.The next day, the body of Frances’s younger brother, Benjamin, was discovered on the street.Frances’s husband’s body was found the […]

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