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"Jolly Dolly" the Ossified Girl

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Dolly Reagan (AKA Jolly Dolly, The Ossified Girl, was born in Saskatoon, Canada in 1919. She began her sideshow career in the early 1940s. She could neither stand nor walk. However, she had command of a few fingers, which helped her control an electric wheelchair. She suffered from Muscular Dystrophy and ankylosis which kept her body rigid. She married three times (a juggler, a ride foreman, and a sideshow manager/magician.). She died in 1994.
Title: "Jolly Dolly" the Ossified Girl.
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Summary: Dolly Reagan (AKA Jolly Dolly, The Ossified Girl, was born in Saskatoon, Canada in 1919. She began her sideshow career in the early 1940s. She could neither stand nor walk. However, she had command of a few fingers, which helped her control an electric wheelchair. She suffered from Muscular Dystrophy and ankylosis which kept her body rigid. She married three times (a juggler, a ride foreman, and a sideshow manager/magician.). She died in 1994.
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