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The Collector

DNA Solves Decades-Old Titanic Mystery

Since 1940, a woman claimed to be Helen Loraine Allison, the only child from first class to have died during the ship’s sinking

Helen Loraine Allison was only 2-years-old when she died in the Titanic’s sinking; image source.

When the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank on April 15, 1912, more than 1,500 people lost their lives, representing over half of the passengers and crew on board.

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