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The Two-Headed Boy of Bengal was born in the village of Mundul Gait in Bengal in May of 1783 into a poor farming family. His remarkable life was very nearly extinguished immediately after his delivery as a terrified midwife tried to destroy the infant by throwing him into a fire. Miraculously, while he was rather badly burned about the eye, ear and upper head, he managed to survive.    The term ‘Two-Headed’ may be a bit misleading as rather that two heads side by side, the Boy actually had…

The Two-Headed Boy of Bengal was born in the village of Mundul Gait in Bengal in May of 1783 into a poor farming family. His remarkable life was very nearly extinguished immediately after his delivery as a terrified midwife tried to destroy the infant by throwing him into a fire. Miraculously, while he was rather badly burned about the eye, ear and upper head, he managed to survive. The term ‘Two-Headed’ may be a bit misleading as rather that two heads side by side, the Boy actually had…

“Dwarf Fat Lady” Sophia Schultz. Sometime during the 1880s, she began to grow facial hair, when she became known as a bearded dwarf fat lady.

“Dwarf Fat Lady” Sophia Schultz. Sometime during the 1880s, she began to grow facial hair, when she became known as a bearded dwarf fat lady.

A doll maker in the 1920’s. She was an elementary school teacher. She wanted to make her dolls look so real, she cut hair off of her students. She even skinned off some of her daughter’s skin for one particular doll. She was caught and found not guilty for reason of insanity.

A doll maker in the 1920’s. She was an elementary school teacher. She wanted to make her dolls look so real, she cut hair off of her students. She even skinned off some of her daughter’s skin for one particular doll. She was caught and found not guilty for reason of insanity.

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Julia Pastrana: The True Story of the Hybrid Bear Woman. Also Known As The Ugliest Woman In The World

Bone-excision procedure performed on Pvt. Porubsky from the Reed Bontecou Civil War surgical album (ca. 1865)

Bone-excision procedure performed on Pvt. Porubsky from the Reed Bontecou Civil War surgical album (ca. 1865)

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