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Bad Medicine


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Born and raised in Jackson County, North Carolina, “Dr.” John Brinkley became a wealthy man as a swindler. He spent most of his adult life performing questionable medical treatments, building a radio station to draw in customers, and running for office. Although he spent most of his life living in Kansas and Texas, Brinkley still visited Jackson County and owned property there.
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