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I have been told that Edgar Allen Poe was beaten as a child. Can anyone verify this for me? additionally, Can anyone tell me how he died and how he was buried? There are a lot of loose ends to the subject and since i have a report paper worth 600 points due in 2 weeks I'd like to clear up my questions. Thanks
-- Anonymous, April 28, 2003
No, he was not beaten. And no one knows for sure how he died. There is some reasearch that shows that he may of died of rabies. Look it up, thats all I can tell you.
-- Anonymous, April 30, 2003
yes he was beaten very badly his daddy spanked him.
-- Anonymous, May 01, 2003
No he was not beaten nor spanked by anyone including John Allan. He was considered a treasure to John Allan's family.
-- Anonymous, April 07, 2004
Edgar allen poe died form rabies
-- Anonymous, February 11, 2005