For years, Big Mary worked for the Sparks World Famous Shows traveling circus, where she entertained people from coast to coast. (10/77)

For years, Big Mary worked for the Sparks World Famous Shows traveling circus, where she entertained people from coast to coast.

That all came to a crashing halt in 1916, when the town of Erwin, Tennessee arrested Mary for murdering a trainer who beat her with a hook. They later hanged her from a crane in front of a crowd of spectators.

Written by Jacob Aberto

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