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Nellie Bly, 1864-1922

Nellie Bly, 1864-1922 Nellie Bly, 1864-1922.  Nellie Bly was born Elizabeth Jane Cochran on May 5, 1864 in the town of Cochran's Mills, Pennsylvania.  The town was named for her father, Judge Michael Cochran. Early in life, Elizabeth earned the nickname "Pink" because her mother routinely dressed her in that colour.  To read about this remarkable lady click here.

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