Phineas Gage

Phineas Gage

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  • Phineas Gage 26 years old and he is working for the train company blowing up a path for the train to go. He uses dynamite and gunpowder as well as an iron bar that was used to push the gunpowder down.
  • Phineas Gage turned for some reason no one knows and the metal bar went through his right cheek and out through the toop of his head.
  • Mr. Gage was put on an oxen wagon and was pulled into town. Mr Gage didn't show pain though because he was talking away with friends and workers.
  • The doctor patched up his spot on his head and cheek and left the hole in his mouth open to drain.
  • Mr. Gage left home to go live with his mom . He ignored eating conditions and other things his doctors recommended for him.
  • Mr.Gage survived 11 years and 6 months after he was struck in the head. His personality changed and he became a different person. He sadly died.
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