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Strychnine used to strengthen poor health in early 1900s

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Nazaire stared at his spouse, who lay motionless in their bed. Beside her, the doctor’s remedy of milk laced with strychnine remained untouched on a small table in the bedroom. The doctor looked sheepish as he placed a firm grip on Nazaire’s shoulder.

“I’m so sorry, I did everything I could.”

A scene from the recently published novel, the long shot: a french canadian saga – book 1.