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John R. Brinkley
John R. Brinkley
gained "fame" by transplanting goat gonads into elderly male patients with the promise of sexual rejuvenation. He turned that fame into a national radio program in which he advertised his treatments and concoctions.

Sylvester Graham
Sylvester Graham
advocated a lifestyle that included abstince from sex except for procreation, sleeping on hard mattresses, and a strictly vegetarian diet. As part of that diet he invented a special whole wheat flour, from which he made the first Graham Crackers.

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