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Feral Children: Jean-Claude Auger, an anthropologist, was traveling across the Spanish Sahara in 1960 when he found a naked child “galloping in gigantic bounds among a long cavalcade of white gazelles.” The boy mostly walked on all fours but occasionally walked upright. He appeared to be about ten years old. In 1966 an unsuccessful attempt was made to catch the boy in a net suspended from a helicopter but the gazelle boy was never removed from his wild companions.
Harriet Tubman, slave, abolitionist, spy and 1st woman to lead an armed expedition during war. Born into slavery, she was beaten, 'hired out' and suffered seizures from being hit by a heavy weight. After escaping, she later made ~19 trips to rescue a total of over 300 slaves, sometimes using the Underground Railroad. Called 'Black Moses', she carried a gun and threatened to shoot any slave who would turn back. She was a Union spy during the Civil War and struggled for women's suffrage.
Slow Train To Nowhere - Northern Pacific #Idaho So exactly how in the heck does a luxury, all wood, 100 plus year old, Northern Pacific car 1031, made by the famous Barney and Smith Co, (and supposedly used by President Warren Harding on vacations to Yellowstone Park) come to be in a field--far away from train tracks---between Horsebend and Banks, Idaho? | Visitidaho.org
Walker discovers the world's oldest message in a bottle washed up on a beach after 107 years... and refuses to open the note inside! Steve Thurber, from Courtenay, Canada, found the bottle still sealed on a beach. It was sent by Earl Willard from San Francisco, 1,115 miles away. Sent on 29 September 1906, it is 107 years old. The current record-holder is 97 years and 309 days old, found in Scotland.