World's 'Ugliest Woman' Buried 153 Years Later

Julia Pastrana's body finally returned to her native Mexico

By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 13, 2013 8:26 AM CST | Updated Feb 17, 2013 10:59 AM CST

(Newser) – The "world's ugliest woman" has been laid to rest—153 years after she died. Born with a genetic condition that covered her face in thick hair, Julia Pastrana was called "bear woman" by husband/manager Theodore Lent and described in an 1854 New ...   Read full story »


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