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Born in Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died in Chicago, Illinois, USA  (pneumonia)
Nickname The Armless Wonder

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Martha Morris was born on October 20, 1902 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She was an actress, known for Freaks (1932). She died on April 5, 1937 in Chicago.

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She was survived by her mother, Jennie, five brothers and two sisters.
Appeared at the Century of Progress Exposition, held in Chicago in 1933 and 1934 to commemorate the city's centennial.
She died of pneumonia at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago.
At the time of her death, she was residing at the Ainslie Hotel at 3206 Ainslie Street in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Although she was born without arms, she learned to knit, write, sew, thread a needle, and use a typewriter with her toes.
She and her mother are buried next to each other in Waldheim Cemetery (also known as Waldheim Jewish Cemetery or Jewish Waldheim Cemetery), Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA.

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