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    Up to 300,000 Spanish babies, 150,000 Australian babies and 150,00 English babies and kids were stolen by the Catholic church and sold for adoption over a period of five decades. Several mothers say they were told their first-born children had died during or soon after they gave birth. But the women, often young and unmarried, were told they could not see the body of the infant or attend their burial. In reality, the babies were sold to childless couples.

    Ancient Black China: The Mongols, Zhou, Ainu, Jomon, and evidence that Y-chromosome Haplogroup D2 was the modal haplogroup in the ancestral population that developed the prehistoric Jomon culture in the Japanese islands.

    Rose Marie "Rosemary" Kennedy (September 13, 1918 – January 7, 2005) was the first daughter born to Rose Fitzgerald and Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. She was born with intellectual disabilities, though this remained a family secret for decades due to stigma. She was the first sister of President John F. Kennedy, and Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy. She underwent a prefrontal lobotomy at age 23, which left her permanently incapacitated. She was institutionalized and her existence kept quiet.

    Amelia Earhart is a known mystery. Earhart planned to fly around the world. On the last leg of her attempt in 1937 she vanished. More has been written about her disappearance than has been written about her life. Remarkably we've pretty much had the mystery solved since remains were found on an island in 1940. The remains were of a white woman with Earhart's measurements, a knife, a cosmetics jar, a piece of glass from a plane windshield and the same type of navigational system she used.

    Lizzie van Zyl was incarcerated in a concentration camp. She was placed on the lowest rations. After a month she moved to a hospital suffering from starvation. She was treated poor in the hospital. Unable to speak English, she was labelled an idiot by an English speaking dr who was unable to understand her. One day she started calling for her mother; a lady tried to comfort her but was interrupted by the nurses and told not to interfere, as she was a nuisance. She died in 1901 at the age of 7.

    Still think cloning extinct animals is impossible? Technically, it's already been done: the Pyrenean ibex became the 1st to ever become un-extinct, at least for 7 min. The cloned fetus, which contained reanimated DNA from the last known living Pyrenean ibex, was brought to term after being implanted in a goat. Although the ibex died of lung issues, the breakthrough shows it is possible. The last known Pyrenean ibex was a female named Celia who was killed by a falling tree in 2000.

    The last known Tasmanian Tiger (thylacine) photographed at Beaumaris Zoo in 1933. These animals are now extinct. A scrotal sac is not visible in this or any other of the photos or film taken, leading to the supposition that "Benjamin" was a female. However, photographic evidence in 2011 suggested "Benjamin" was indeed a male.

    Robert Ben Rhoades (born November 22, 1945) is an American serial killer and rapist. From 1989 to 1990 he is believed to have tortured, raped, and killed more than 50 women,[1] although he has only 3 confirmed victims. He is best known for taking a photo of his last known victim, Regina Kay Walters, moments before killing her in an abandoned barn in Illinois.

    The contestants at a beauty pageant that didn’t want to judge them on their looks.

    Ann Hodges, the only confirmed person in history to have been hit by a meteorite. On a clear afternoon in Sylacauga, Alabama, in late November 1954, Ann was napping on her couch, covered by quilts, when a softball-size hunk of black rock broke through the ceiling, bounced off a radio, and hit her in the thigh, leaving a pineapple-shaped bruise.

    Rainer was born in Graz, Austria-Hungary. In 1917, at age 18, he was measured at 4 ft 0.25 in. A typical defining characteristic of dwarfism is an adult height below 4 ft 10 in. Then, likely as a result of a pituitary tumor, he had a dramatic growth spurt so that by 1931 he had reached a height of 7 ft 2 in. As a result of his gigantism he became bedridden for the rest of his life. When he died in 1950 he had reached a height of 7 ft 8 in.

    Race Organizers Attempt To Stop Kathrine Switzer From Competing In The Boston Marathon. She Became The First Woman To Finish The Race, 1967

    A young Bill Clinton meets John F. Kennedy

    Amelia Earhart getting her last haircut - 1937

    George Hassell. He married his brother's wife and took on her eight kids. He and his new wife began fighting over his "affair" with his step-daughter/niece....who I think was 13. He killed his wife with a hammer. Then went on to kill everyone else in the house, all eight kids, in various methods. He was remorseless and diagnosed a sociopath. This photo was taken in prison, after his conviction. He was electrocuted in 1928.

    A picture of a young Charlie Chaplin in 1916.

    People posing next to the Statue of Liberties face as it was being unpacked.

    Before and after makeup is applied to a deceased female.

    Karen Zerby - the new leader of The Family International, formerly known as "The Family" or "The Children of God." She was formerly married to cult leader David Berg. She has allegedly had sexual relations with her son, who has since killed a woman and himself.

    Families in Toraja in South Sulawesi dig up the bodies of their dead relatives before washing, grooming and dressing them in fancy new clothes. Damaged coffins are fixed or replaced, and the mummies are then walked around the village by following a path of straight lines. The ritual is called MaiNene, or The Ceremony of Cleaning Corpses, and takes place every August. According to the ancient Torajan belief system, the spirit of a dead person must return to his village of origin.

    Anatoly Moskvin(pictured above), 47, ransacked graveyards and kept dozens of corpses of young girls in his bedroom in the flat where he lived with his mother and father. He dressed the dead children to make them look like dolls, even applying lipstick and make-up to their faces, and putting music boxes inside their rib cages. Following his arrest, the grave-robber, told the parents of his victim accusingly: ‘You abandoned your girls in the cold - and I brought them home and warmed them up.

    Patrick Stübing is a German locksmith who has been in an relationship with his biological sister, Susan Karolewski, since 2001. The relationship has produced 4 children. Sofia, the only healthy child, remains with the couple. Two children suffer from severe physical and mental disabilities, and another was born with a heart condition that required a heart transplant. All 3 disabled children were placed in foster care.


    Bobby Dunbar, a boy whose disappearance at 4 was reported in 1912. After an 8-month search, it was believed that they had found the child with William Walters. Dunbar's parents claimed the boy as their missing son. Both Walters and a Julia Anderson insisted that the boy was Anderson's son. The court system sided with the Dunbars. In 2004 DNA established that the boy was not a relative of the Dunbar family.

    Starving boy and missionary