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Strange Country

Sometimes you need to have a glass of wine, cuppa whatever and listen to a good old weird story. Musical score Resting Place by A Cast of Thousands.

Jul 26, 2018

Dr. Linda Hazzard was the only licensed fasting specialist in the state of Washington. Her methods caught the eye of two English sisters Claire and Dora Williamson. They decided to give Dr. Hazzard’s cure a try. By May 1911 Claire will be dead and Dora very near to following her to the grave. Strange Country Ep. 51 dives into the strange world of Starvation Heights.

Theme music: Resting Place by A Cast of Thousands.

Cite your sources:

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“Hazzard, Linda Burfield (1867-1938): Fasting Proponent and Killer.” Supreme Court Affirms Limited Right to Abortion in Roe v. Wade Case, Superseding Washington State Law, on January 22, 1973. -,

“Linda Hazzard: The ‘Starvation Doctor.’” Medical Bag, 15 June 2016,

Lovejoy, Bess. “The Doctor Who Starved Her Patients to Death.”, Smithsonian Institution, 28 Oct. 2014,

Olsen, Gregg. Starvation Heights. Three Rivers Press, 2005.

Shea, Molly. “How Celebs Are Tricking You into BS Wellness Fads.” New York Post, 13 June 2017,