Angus Gillespie on the Jersey Devil

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"It’s a story Rutgers American Studies professor Angus Kress Gillespie has told hundreds of times: the legend of Mrs. Leeds, her family in the Pine Barrens, and the Jersey Devil.

It’s said that in 1735, Mother Leeds was pregnant with her 13th child. Her husband Daniel, though a good provider, was an uninvolved father."

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