Abe would have died within a year of being shot by Boothe

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damYankee

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Considering the poor quality of photographic equipment, film and lenses it would be impossible to make a definitive diagnoses based on photographs, the best evidence would come from his physicians notes and observations, but considering doctors of the time had very little grasp of bacterial, microbial and viral infections even those notes would be taken with a grain of salt.
This was a time when you had a greater chance of being killed by the cure your doctor offered, mercury was a common medicine, has anyone ever found that he may have been treated with Dr. Rush's Thunderclappers?
 
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huskerblitz

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I'm not doing the diagnosis. I read books but that doesn't make me a medical doctor or even a surgeon re-enactor. Dr. Sotos on the other hand is a doctor.
Sorry, that "you" in my comment was the general-purpose use of the word "you"...meaning anyone who is suggesting then trying to justify their diagnosis. So to be more precise, that 'you' was directed towards Dr. Sotos. Apologize for the confusion there.
 
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