By Jeanne Koelsch
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On August four, 1892, an aged couple dwelling in Fall River, Massachusetts, was once slaughtered with a hatchet. Their daughter, Lizzie Borden, used to be first accused of the crime, then attempted for it, and acquitted of it by way of a court docket of her friends. but, “conventional knowledge” and Fall River Society have constantly thought of Lizzie accountable.
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Stumbling to the Stars by Jeanne Koelsch