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NY Times Corrects 112-Year-Old Obituary 1

Posted by samzenpus
from the better-late-than-never dept.
It appears the fact checker hired by The New York Times back in 1899 wasn't very good. Retired dentist Dr. Daniel A. F. Schwenk found a few errors in his great-uncle Lt. M. K. Schwenk's obituary including his name and hometown. The Times has since corrected the mistakes saying it's never too late to set the record straight.
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NY Times Corrects 112-Year-Old Obituary

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When some people discover the truth, they just can't understand why everybody isn't eager to hear it.

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