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Masha and Dasha Krivoshlyopova were born in Moscow, Russia on January 4, 1950.

Nazi Holocaust Experiments (student film, has interview with twins as part of the presentation.

A pregnant skeleton was found with its unborn fetus still intact.

Weird Picture Archive features some of the strangest images found in the world. From bizarre medical conditions to strange animal deformities, we collect and display the oddest of the odd.

Female living skeletons weren't as common as males, probably because they couldn't show as much of their figure.

Female living skeletons weren't as common as males, probably because they couldn't show as much of their figure. that people paid to see this.

PinterestShrek was based on a real man, named Maurice Tillet, pictured above. He was a wrestler who had a condition called acromegaly, colloquially known as gigantism. Tillet died in 1954. Some people believe Abraham Lincoln had the same condition.

Photographed by Irving Penn, Elvie saw a signed vintage silver print of this 2014 for Euro. all you Shrek fans! Professional wrestler Maurice Tillet, aka The French Angel, was the inspiration for Shrek’s character design.

Trichobezoar - hairball in the shape of a stomach removed from a 12 year-old girl after she spent 6 years eating her hair.

National Museum of Health and Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, D.

Execution of "Murderous Mary" in 1916. Just makes me sick... :-(

In 1916 a circus elephant, nicknamed Murderous Mary, was hanged in East Tennessee for killing assistant elephant trainer Red Eldridge.,this is so sick:( I am so sorry this happened in my home area of East Tennessee

The Elephant Man - Joseph Merrick was born on August 5, 1862 in Leicester to Mary Jane and Joseph Rockley Merrick. He had a younger brother and sister and was completely normal until the age of three.In an autobiographical note which appeared on the reverse side of his freak show pamphlet, Merrick noted that his deformity first manifested with small bumps appearing on the left side of his body.

Joseph Carey Merrick August 1862 – 11 April sometimes incorrectly referred to as John Merrick, was an English man with severe deformities who was exhibited as a human curiosity named the Elephant Man.

Syphillis before antibiotics

Facial sloughing as a result of syphilis, pre penicillin era. Sloughing refers to dead tissue quite literally sliding off.

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Fascinating Photos Fascinating World

The spine of untreated severe scoliosis. Thank God for modern medicine!

Wedding rings of Holocaust victims. Just remember, this cannot be all of them. Each of these rings belonged to a person who had a family, a person they loved. This is one of the most haunting things I've ever seen.

Heartbreaking- Wedding rings of Holocaust victims. Each of these rings belonged to a person who had a family, a person they loved. This is one of the most haunting things I've ever seen.

Abigail "Abby" Loraine Hensel and Brittany "Britty" Lee Hensel, were born on March 7, 1990 in Carver County, Minnesota...

Abigail "Abby" Loraine Hensel and Brittany "Britty" Lee Hensel, were born on March 1990 in Carver County, Minnesota.

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.

The Living Skeleton with PT Barnum    Carte de visite.  On the back of this photo is handwritten:    "I.W. Sprague  Age 29 years  Height 5ft 5 1/2 inch  Weight 46 lbs"

The Living Skeleton with PT Barnum Carte de visite. On the back of this photo is handwritten: "I. Sprague Age 29 years Height 5 inch Weight 46 lbs" How was he alive?

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