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Ms. Asthma was the matron of the orphanage where Annie Warbucks was left by her parents. She was an elderly woman with white hair. She wore round eyeglasses.

According to Annie, Ms. Asthma treated her harshly.


  • Ms. Asthma was originally created for the newspaper comic strip Little Orphan Annie. That strip's creator Harold Gray worked closely with publisher Captain Joseph Patterson to develop the strip. Patterson later worked with Chester Gould to develop Dick Tracy.
  • Asthma is also the name of a respiratory illness.