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Exploring History

She Disguised As A Man For Lifetime To Practice Medicine

The extraordinary secret of Dr. James Barry who fooled the British Empire.

Source: Made by author/ Wikimedia

James Barry passed away in 1865. While preparing Barry’s body for interment, the housemaid Sophia Bishop unlocked a shocking secret: James Barry was a female.

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