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William Rae – Bloodless Surgeon b1841 – d1907

William Rae was a ‘bonesetter’ who lived in Blantyre for a time and quietly practised and treated the local people in relative obscurity. In 1904, the popular press became aware of his work, and after they printed stories of his skills and cures, Rae was flocked by patients from the surrounding regions hoping for miracles. […]