MN90: Dr. Tanner and his Fabulous Fasts

MN90: Dr. Tanner and his Fabulous Fasts

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Henry S. Tanner became a Gilded Age sensation for what he didn’t do. Britt Aamodt has the story of the Minneapolis doctor whose publicized fasts became the subject of paying crowds and the 1880 biography Forty Days without Food!