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If That Dentist Hadn’t Had Friends In High Places

Did you know that New York dentist Albert Southwick, after seeing an old drunk accidentally electrocute himself on a power generator, and show no visible pain, he told a friend in the legislature about it and that’s how we got the initial concept of the electric chair? Yeah. What if that guy had no friends. Would we never have had the electric chair? Well dang.


About maggie.

Maggie Barnes is a nonprofit and for profit business content specialist / social media consultant; and social sciences web writer interested in everything from psychology and sexuality, to technology, race, and economics. She is passionate about good communication and information accessibility.


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