We try to present our students with historical topics that are both diverse and a bit out of the ordinary.
She was concerned her body might not measure up.
The high levels of mercury in her system, however, especially in the skin and hair, could have accumulated from the excessive use of metal-containing cosmetics.
Her death at 28 was widely suspected to be a result of murder, and forensic tests conducted in 2005 on her exhumed bones determined the cause of death to be mercury poisoning.
After the first day, when the crew got tired of looking at me, it was okay.
My friends won't believe you're my mom.