Henrietta Moritz

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Henrietta Moritz was born to parents Lena and William Moritz in Berlin, Germany on July 21, 1866. One in a family of ten children, she was born normal size but stopped growing at age three. At age 23 she was 26 inches tall and weighed 36 pounds. With a very doll-like face and luxurious dark hair, Hattie attracted a lot of attention. She first performed in the USA in April 1882, and performed in dime museums from coast to coast.