Jennie Fowler, one of three children born to Horatio and Harriet Ryan Fowler, was raised on a farm in Illinois. At the age of two-and-a-half, she fell into a well, struck her head against the side, and sustained severe nerve damage. Her injury caused chronic health problems that in turn affected her schooling. Although she was not able to attend school after age nine, she continued her education, during the periods when she was free from pain, by teaching herself with the help of her parents.
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