John Stith Pemberton

John Stith Pemberton

A Confederate soldier named John Stith Pemberton got stabbed in the chest in battle and afterward became hooked on morphine. He was working on a cure for his painkiller addiction when he accidentally mixed it with carbonated water and invented Coca-Cola.

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