The story of Olive Oatman. Her family was murdered with the exception of a brother that was left for dead at the wagon and a sister who was kidnapped along with Olive by the Indians. Olive was sold to another tribe and it is they who tattooed her chin and arms. Her sister died at ten years old, but Olive was rescued when word of a white girl reached an army outpost. Her freedom bought with blankets and other trade items.
Four younger sisters of Sigmund Freud: Regine, Marie, Esther and Pauline. As Austrian Jews, Marie, Pauline and Regine were sent to Treblinka in 1942. They died there in the gas chambers. Esther was deported to Theresienstadt in 1943. She died there after being severely beaten. Another sister, Anna, escaped to New York and survived the war. Freud escaped to London, where he lived until his death from cancer in 1939.
Myrtle Corbin "Myrtle was able to control the limbs of her sister but was unable to use them for walking and she herself had a difficult time getting around as she was born with a clubbed foot. Technically, the ‘Four-Legged Woman’ only had one good, usable leg. Myrtle was a popular attraction with P.T. Barnum, and later with Ringling Bros. and Coney Island. Her popularity was likely linked to her showmanship – she would often dress the extra limbs with socks and shoes ma...