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Lord Byron's Euthanasia
George Gordon, also known as Lord Byron, was born on January 22nd, in London. Lord Byron was born witht the physical deformaty known as a "clubfoot" or lame foot. As a chail, Byron lived with his mother, Catherine Byron, in Scotland, they were fairly poor. He stayed with his mother in Scotland until he inherited the estate of the "wicked" Lord Byron, George Gordon's uncle. The estste was called Newstead Abbey. During Byron's youth he was plagued by his foot and batteled constantly with obesity. He went to school in Dulwich, in 1799, and to Harrow in 1801. In 1803 he went back to Newstead Abb....