chapter  Five
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Unusual histories

ByA. H. Brafman

I have found it difficult to define what exactly makes a life history “unusual”. As will be seen, some of the following stories might be placed in other chapters of this book. They were included in this chapter because they contain not only an episode that I felt was interesting and unusual, but also presented features in the person’s or the family’s past history that were significant and not particularly obvious, that is, to a certain extent, “unusual”.