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Franklin died in 1790 of pleurisy, a painful inflammation of the tissue lining the lungs and chest.
Together, Amanda and her son, Tom (Joe Mantello), look after her daughter, Laura, a painfully shy young woman made ill by pleurisy as a teen-ager.
Together, Amanda and Tom look after Tom’s sister, Laura (Madison Ferris), a painfully shy young woman whose bout of pleurisy as a teen-ager has left her with a limp.
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Origin and Etymology of pleurisy
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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