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Exploring History

No More Miller Time

Carry Nation’s crusade against alcohol

Carry Nation’s vendetta against alcohol was personal. In 1867 when she was 22, Carry married a physician by the name of Charles Gloyd. Much to Carry’s dismay, Gloyd turned out to have a serious drinking problem. Their marriage produced a child, but Charles’s alcoholism made him unable to provide for his family. Carry left him because of his drinking, and he died…

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Kathy Copeland Padden

Kathy Copeland Padden

is a news junkie, history buff, and music fanatic surfing the End Times wave with bemusement. Come along!