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Instead, Williamson had a bad case of the dropsies and played just three seasons in Minnesota.
The hope is Brown and Crabtree can recapture their 2015 form, when Brown hadn’t yet been bitten by the injury bug and Crabtree hadn’t yet been infected with the dropsies.
Jackson, who survived diseases like smallpox, malaria, dysentery, rheumatism and dropsy and endured physical disability most of his adult life after being shot in the chest during a duel, was just shy of Mr. Trump in stature, standing 6-foot-1.
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