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Posts By Jesus Rodriguez

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Sins of the Father
5 years ago

Sins of the Father

This is a story about forbidden love, murder, and the only priest in the history of the United States to have died in the electric chair.

Born in 1881, Hans …
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The Quotable Pedro Lopez
5 years ago

The Quotable Pedro Lopez

Colombian-born Pedro Alonzo Lopez said he knew he would be a killer by the age of 8. That’s when his mother, a prostitute who also produced 12 other children, threw …
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Impotence and the Madman
5 years ago

Impotence and the Madman

Whether as host of the Olympics or instigator of unrest in Ukraine, it seems the global media spotlight has been on Russia of late. These days, the country can more …
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When Things Go Awry at the Soccer Match
5 years ago

When Things Go Awry at the Soccer Match

We promise you’ve never been to a sporting event that ended like this.

It was Sunday, June 30, 2013 – a little overcast, but otherwise a great day to take …
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Did Belle Get Away with Murder?
5 years ago

Did Belle Get Away with Murder?

The story of Belle Gunness, born Brynhild Paulsdatter Størseth in 1859, begins in her native Norway. Her career as a killer was apparently set in motion around age 18. According to one account, during her first pregnancy, she was attacked by a man at a country dance. The man kicked her in the abdomen, ultimately causing her to miscarry. Never prosecuted by Norwegian authorities, the man who attacked her died shortly afterwards of a reported stomach cancer.
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