GreenerPasture.com

Sign In



1940 - Something She Ate

News
For three years it was thought that six-year-old Bunnie Jean Morrow suffered from "asthma." Last week it was learned that it was cottonseed hulls in her lungs.

It was thought that the child drew the hulls deep into her lungs while watching her mother feed cattle at their home near Heflin, Ala. She developed bronchial symptoms and the trouble was diagnosed and accepted as asthma. One skeptical doctor sent her to hospital where X-rays disclosed the real difficulty. Hulls were removed with the aid of a bronchoscope.


The Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Brooklyn, New York
August 11, 1940

Visit Heflin, Alabama, USA
Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.


Heflin, Alabama, USA

Heflin, Alabama, USA

The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.