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Evelyn Nesbit(1884-1967)For years the family lived in near-poverty,but by the time she reached adolescence her startling beauty came to the attention of several local artists.She became one of the most in-demand artists' models in NY.What about her boyfriends?J.Barrymore was supplanted in Nesbit's life by Thaw(1871–1947)of Pittsburgh,the son of a rich man.Various sources document Thaw’s drug use,which became habitual after his expulsion from Harvard.He reportedly injected large amounts
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of cocaine and morphine,mixing the 2 drugs into 1 injection.He was known to also use laudanum;a full bottle in a single swallow.On 1906,Nesbit and Thaw saw a lover of Evelyn at a restaurant and he ran into him.He murdered renowned architect White who had been the lover of Evelyn Nesbit.He fired 3 shots at close range into White's face,killing him instantly.He was found not guilty by reason of insanity,and sentenced to incarceration for life at the Hospital for the Criminally Insane(release in 1922).

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Becky1079 says:
beautiful page and cluster
Mar 15, 2013
Xguern66 says:
I'm way behind - more visitors arriving Saturday. 10 pts for your lovely page great work.
Mar 14, 2013
MaryWonder says:
Absolutely gorgeous
Mar 13, 2013
Audraj says:
Gorgeous page!x
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Gorgeous page!
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Gorgeous page and fascinating story,
Mar 13, 2013
Micheline 1 says:
Gorgeous page and captivating story!xx
Mar 13, 2013
Michelley says:
A beautifully scrapped page! I'm glad I happened upon your page today, that was interesting :)
Mar 13, 2013
lady wolf known as Krystal says:
Totally gorgeous page so beautiful, simply lovin'it!!xXx
Mar 13, 2013
starrygirl says:
What an amazing story and wonderful page !!
Mar 13, 2013
   
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