Thursday, March 17, 2011

The Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic and Mayonnaise

Founded in 1878 by Lillian Hellmann, daughter of Mayonnaise magnate Richard L. Hellmann, the Mayo clinic is one of the most prestigious medical institutions in the world. Ms. Hellmann started the clinic after the death of her niece who died from a rare, then unknown disease. She founded the institution with her "mayo" money and while it's official name, The Richard L Hellmann Clinic for the Treatment of Rare Diseases and Disorders, is little known, it's nickname, The Mayo Clinic, is the one known the world over. And that's for "real."

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