John Romulus Brinkley

John Romulus Brinkley

In the 1920s, a man went to see a con doctor John Romulus Brinkley for impotence and the doctor joked that surgically inserting goat testicles into his own would cure him. The man begged him to do it and the "surgery" soon became wildly popular, netting Brinkley $750 per operation.

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