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Column: Cure a nosebleed.. and other home remedies

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Everyone has their own home remedy. No one else’s is any good. Only your own.

Peter P. lived on the farm down the road from us when we first moved here. He was old and set in his ways, and still strong at 70.


“When I don’t feel good, I take a spoonful of number two fuel oil,” he used to say.

He’d been doing it since he was a little boy, when his parents fed it to him. A lot of people don’t make it to 70, so draw your own conclusions.

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