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Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888 so sad and sweet.

A scientific look at the bodies of Catholic saints that do not corrupt. The oldest incorruptible is St. Cecilia who was martyred in 177 A.D. Her body remains much as it was 1700 years ago when it was discovered. These bodies defy the natural order and 5 of the 8 stages of natural death. Click here to read more about this phenomena!

The Nurse in the Photo: Edith Shain, holding the iconic photograph taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt. Originally published in LIFE Magazine, the photo depicts a sailor kissing Edith Shain in her nurse’s uniform, in Times Square on August 14, 1945

A Max Factor pencil for drawing stocking seams on during WW2, when stockings were in short supply due to rationing. #vintage #1940s #WW2 #home_front

To all the men and women of 9/11 THANK YOU!!!! And to all the family members who lost loved ones trying to protect us all that day and after, THANK YOU!!!. All will never be forgotten!!

A little-known English nun who helped to hide Italian Jews from the Nazis in wartime Rome is being considered as a possible saint. Mother Ricarda Beauchamp Hambrough is credited with playing a vital role in saving the lives of more than 60 Jews by smuggling them into her convent.

This is maybe one of the most powerful pictures I have ever seen. The numbers on the arms are from prisoners of Nazi concentration camps. The numbers replaced their names while at the camps and they were tattooed on so that they could be easily tracked by the Germans. This is why we study history. So this never happens again.

Tammy's boyfriend was brutally attacked by a white mob in Jackson, Mississippi during a segregation protest. He was later jailed and taken to the Parchman Farm.

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, many of the inhabitants of Zoar Valley were all descendants of the same woman––an English prostitute who had settled the area in the early 1800s. There were over two hundred relatives of this prostitute living in the area & all were known for their strange appearance––these were the Clawfoot People. In the '20s, they made the most saddest decision ever. Noone would marry or have kids, stopping the deformity. In other words, the they chose to go…

This German woman and her baby are two survivors of the 1945 Łodz death march which involved all ethnic Germans who lived in that Polish city. Their expulsion in the middle of winter caused many of them to die from exposure. The two in the photo are among the ten who survived, and reached Berlin, out of a group of 150. (December 14, 1945)

Slave owner and his slaves. Many slaves would be treated like animals, that would explain why they are chained up and look miserable.

The wife of the mayor of St Mere Eglise, France, Mdme Simone Renaud, took it upon herself to tend the graves of fallen American servicemen who were buried in the two Seventh Corps cemeteries and the Blosville cemetery. She placed flowers on the graves and when scores of next of kin family members contacted her, she wrote them poems and letters and included some earth from the gravesite or flower petals in the envelopes. She wrote to families all over America.

Lentini was born in 1889 in Rosolini in Sicily,one of twelve children. His twin brother, who consisted of a leg and a set of genitals, was born attached to his spine. While he was billed as ‘The Man With Three Legs’, Lentini actually had four feet as a small malformed secondary foot protruded from his third leg. In total he had three legs, four feet, sixteen toes and two sets of functioning male genitals. He married, and had 4 children. He continued touring until his death in 1966, age 78.

Paula Hitler was Adolf Hitler's sister. He had 5 sibling but only Paula survived to adulthood. When Hitler came to power he had her change her name to Wolf to protect her. When the war was over she moved near the Eagle's Nest, Hitler's Lair & lived the rest of her life making & selling floral crafts. She never accepted Hitler's part in the Holocaust & said she always loved him. Former SS officers provided bodyguard service to protect her from the legions who wanted to hurt her. She died in…

Pearl Hart . Stagecoach robber who was sentenced to five years in an all male prison....after two years she became pregnant and was pardoned.