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Daughter of Family G

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The year is 1895 and Pauline Gross, a young seamstress, is scared. Gross knows nothing about the double helix or the human-genome project—such medical triumphs are far in the future. But she does know about a nasty disease called cancer, and it’s running through her family. “I’m healthy now,” she reportedly confides to Dr. Aldred Warthin, a pathologist at the …