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Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul, Turkey : Photos, History and Guide

The largest chandelier in the world weighs 4 tons and is pink. It was a gift from Queen Victoria for the Dolmabakce Palace in Istanbul.

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An amazing list of actual reasons for admission into the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum from the late 1800s. Sometimes, I'm really glad I live now else I'd have been committed at least 8 times over...

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Noble Ranks <3

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Milton Snavely Hershey and wife Catherine Sweeney Hershey, were to have returned home on the Titanic and had even given a deposit of $300.00 for their tickets. Fate intervened when business prompted them to return earlier on the ship, Amerika. If not for FATE there would be NO Hershey's Chocolate.

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History, Travel, Arts, Science, People, Places | Smithsonian

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U.S. Marshals escorting the brave Ruby Bridges. One of the first African Americans to attend a white school.

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Mary Ellen Wilson (1864–1956) or sometimes Mary Ellen McCormack was an American whose case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. As an eight-year old, she was severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly.

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ANGELIZD's Place - Child Abuse Prevention - Index Page!

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In the history of raffles and lotteries, tontines and lottos, few would rank so high in the Department of Forbidden Weirdness as this 1912 Parisian lottery of babies.

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Ptak Science Books: Baby Raffle of Paris, 1912

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