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Then Again: Phineas Gage cheated death after his ‘Horrible Accident!’

Add this to the titles of books you don’t want written about you: “Recovery from the Passage of an Iron Bar through the Head.” The title, which comes from a booklet written in 1869 by Dr. John Harlow, pretty much sums up the best-known episode in the life of Phineas Gage and explains why the railroad construction foreman is still famous today.
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