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People/Characters: Sylvester Graham

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Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks by Ben Goldacre
Civil War Wives: The Lives and Times of Angelina Grimke Weld, Varina Howell Davis, and Julia Dent Grant by Carol Berkin
Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History by Kurt Andersen
The Nuts among the Berries [rev. ed.] by Ronald M. Deutsch
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs by Chuck Klosterman

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The Reverend Sylvester Graham (July 5, 1794 – September 11, 1851) was an American dietary reformer. He was born in Suffield, Connecticut as the 17th child of Reverend John Graham. Sylvester Graham was ordained in 1826 as a Presbyterian minister. He entered Amherst College in 1823 but did not graduate. He was an early advocate of dietary reform in the United States and was most notable for his emphasis on vegetarianism and the temperance movement, as well as dietary habits.

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