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Baltimore, MD Choked on False Teeth, Mar 1920

FALSE TEETH CHOKE WOMAN TO DEATH

Baltimore---Gasping for breath during an attack of acute indigestion, Mrs. Sarah Black, 57 years old, swallowed her false teeth and choked to death. Neighbors who were at her bedside thought she was not seriously ill and were not aware the teeth were strangling her. Mrs. Black was the first officer of the Daughters of America in Maryland, and had been a member of that organization 25 years.

Deming Headlight, Deming, NM 19 Mar 1920



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