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Guinea Pig Club – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinea_Pig_Club A Stumbler obsessed with death and gore has posted photos of World War I soldiers who were subjected to early – and horrible – plastic surgery attempts. They’re hard to look at, and yet are quite moving. I refuse to repost them, though, as dwelling on the gruesomeness detracts from the humanity. Instead, I […]

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Eighth Army (United Kingdom) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_8th_Army My grandfather was a little man with tinnitis and a predilection for John Wayne movies. On his visits to Canada, he preferred to spend time with my older boy cousins rather than with my younger sis and I. Our own conversations resulted in the necessity to repeat, with increasing volume, anything you said to […]

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