The Preventive Death Of Annie Oakley

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The Preventive Death of Annie Oakley Annie Oakley, a famed, American sharpshooter, had a reputation of being able to split a playing card on its edge and shoot about five more holes in it before it reached the ground. Despite her immortal reputation, Oakley died of complications due to pernicious anemia; however, with the availability of modern medical care, she would have lived longer. Annie Oakley was born as Phoebe Anne Moses on August 13, 1860. Oakley initially started hunting to support her family and had paid off her mother’s mortgage by 15. While under the management of her husband, she joined Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. One of her most famous acts happened in Europe while performing for Queen Victoria; Oakley shot
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