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Was H.H. Holmes, the Chicago serial killer immortalized in The Devil in the White City, also London's Jack the Ripper? Handwriting analysis commissioned by Holmes' great-great-great-grandson suggests he may have been. (We took a tour of places from Holmes' era in 2006.)

 
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