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Chocolate Hath No Fury Like A Woman Scorned

She loved him; he loved his wife

Cordelia Botkin in 1904 Image in Public Domain via Wikipedia

In 1872, Cordelia and Welcome Botkin married. She was 18 years old, and he was a few years older than her. The couple seemed to enjoy one another’s company. They soon added a son to their growing family. It seemed like everything was going well.

It was not.




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