Frank Sinatra’s mother provided illegal abortions for Catholic Italian women
Feb 9, 2017
It was December 12, 1915, when in an upstairs tenement in Hoboken, New Jersey, 19 years old Dolly Sinatra gave birth to a boy. It was not an easy or short delivery, and the baby almost died during the birth. The baby had to be removed via forceps that ripped his cheek, neck and especially his ear.
The doctor thought that the boy would not survive, but he was wrong, and he miraculously did survive. The scars remained for the rest of his life, but that didn’t stop this boy from becoming one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century. That boy was Frank Sinatra.
Continued at source: Vintage News: https://m.thevintagenews.com/2017/02/09/frank-sinatras-mother-provided-illegal-abortions-for-catholic-italian-women/