Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Friday, November 13, 2015 at 06:14:54 :
San Rafael Independent
Thursday, Nov. 21, 1929
Lumber Mill Worker Starves Self to Death
Refusing to eat for a period of 19 days while attempting to cure an intestinal ailment, Thomas Preovick, 45, lumber mill worker, died at a ranch near Novato yesterday. Friends of the man reported that he was a “health crank” and had often gone for long periods without eating.
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