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Myrtle Corbin, the Four-Legged Woman Myrtle's extra legs belonged to her dipygus twin sister. Myrtle worked for P. Barnum and Ringling Bros and often dressed her extra feet in shoes and stockings. Myrtle later married a doctor and had five children.

Myrtle Corbin was known far and wide in the late nineteenth century as the Four-Legged Woman. While at a glance one could plainly see four legs dangling beyond the hem of her dress – only one pair belonged to her, the other set to her dipygus twin sister. Born in Lincoln County, TN in 1868, …

Myrtle Corbin was known far and wide in the late nineteenth century as the Four-Legged Woman. While at a glance one could plainly see four legs dangling beyond the hem of her dress – only one pair belonged to her, the other set to her dipygus twin sister.

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Inge Morath/ Saul Steinberg: The Mask Series

Gefunden auf: http://heftig.co/fotos-aus-der-vergangenheit/ "Eine Mutter versteckt schamvoll ihr Gesicht, nachdem sie ihre Kinder zum Verkauf angeboten hat, Chicago, 1948"

An ashamed mother puts her four children up for sale in Chicago. Many people were forced into rather bizarre circumstances, such as Mr. Chalifoux, as they faced eviction and struggled to put food on the table. case for humanity & the lack thereof

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A young boy adjusts his friend's Adolf Hitler mask during a game on a street in King's Cross, London ~ 1938 ~ Photo by William Vanderson

Violet Jessop, Nurse & Stewardess,  Survived the sinkings of both the Titanic 1912, and the Britannic in 1916. In addition she was onboard the Titanic’s sister ship the RMS Olympic when it collided with HMS Hawke in 1911. She died of heart failure in 1971.

Violet Constance Jessop (October 1887 – May was an ocean liner stewardess and nurse who achieved fame by surviving the disastrous sinkings of sister ships RMS Titanic and HMHS Britannic in 1912 and 1916 respectively

Maurice Tillet, a wrestler suffering from acromegaly.He died in 1954, and was the inspiration for the character Shrek

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[CasaGiardino] American supermodel Dorian Leigh & Russian-born French wrestler Maurice Tillet (Shrek the character was inspired in Tillet), 1945 by © Irving Penn — with Gastón Del Porto and Elio Ortiz.

Could these pictures dated from the 1930s of a supposed apeman found in the jungles of Brazil be proof for the much sought after missing link? His giant lips and furrowed brow and awkward monkey-like gait appear to be simian, and the Dutch magazine Het Leven, which published them in 1937, certainly seemed convinced, describing the pictures as those of a "mystery apeman".

1937 Photos of 'Missing Link' Ape Man Surface - But Are They Real?

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