However, the current thinking is that Merrick may have suffered from Proteus syndrome.
After police closed the exhibit in which Merrick was put on public display, his circumstances grew progressively more dire.
We used to go up on the train tracks, start the trains up, and drive them on the tracks going toward Merrick.
"Mr. Merrick," said the visitor, smiling quietly as he took the chair.
Merrick, go and see about something to eat for Miss Wedderburn.
He had ruined Miss Merrick's opening scene, which was flattening out, going to pieces.
They want to get something from the house—some papers that Merrick wants.
As some fresh contribution, which he regarded as especially savory, was added, Merrick's countenance would brighten up.
Should that be Merrick's crowd and they meet my sons there will surely be trouble!
After that Walt Wingate was questioned closely and he told all he knew about Merrick and his plans.