Remembering Rutherford: 'Snake in stomach' diagnosed, extracted

There are 1 comment on the Jan 31, 2010, The Daily News Journal story titled Remembering Rutherford: 'Snake in stomach' diagnosed, extracted. In it, The Daily News Journal reports that:

The removal of a snake from a Rutherford County woman in 1874 attracted national media attention and sparked a heated controversy in the Tennessee medical profession.

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Smyrna, TN

#1 Jan 31, 2010
Very interesting article,however I question whether this is just an old wife's tale or is actually a documented fact. No matter what it, did make for some great reading.

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