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How to be Taller? Gain Height Naturally or Artificially

Robert Wadlow (Aka: The Alton Giant-Alton, IL) was the tallest person in history for whom there is irrefutable evidence. Wadlow reached 8 ft in m) in height and weighed 439 lb kg) at his death at age 22 in 1940 ~

An Ashamed Mother Puts Her Four Children Up For Sale in Chicago, 1948 – And The Story Behind The Picture

vintage everyday: An Ashamed Mother Puts Her Four Children Up For Sale in Chicago, 1948 – And The Story Behind The Picture

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Get her some damn shoes that fit for god sake! Act Hermia believes Helena won Lysander's love with her height. Helena would be played by this vertically gifted woman

Three-Year-Old John Wilson Webb, weight: 120 lbs, c.1900

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: John Wilson Webb, in Pittsburgh, weighs 120 lbs at 34 months. April From the George Grantham Bain Collection.

Sylvia Hardy (1824-1888) was known as  The Maine Giantess.  She started growing tall as a teenager and reached her full height of about 7'0'' at age 40.  She worked for P.T. Barnum and was a friend of Charles Stratton (Tom Thumb) and his wife.  After retiring from the circus, she returned to Maine and became a spiritualist and medium.

Sylvia Hardy - aka The Maine Giantess; Vinnie's roommate on the river boat and her close friend

Violet Constance Jessop (2 October 1887 – 5 May 1971) was an ocean liner stewardess who served as a ship nurse for the British Red Cross during World War I. She achieved international fame by surviving the disastrous sinkings of BOTH the RMS Titanic and the HMHS Britannic in 1912 and 1916, respectively. In addition, she had been on board the RMS Olympic, their sister ship, when it collided with the protected cruiser HMS Hawke in 1911. She later wrote a memoir titled: "Titanic Survivor".

Violet Constance Jessop (October 1887 – May was an ocean liner stewardess and nurse who achieved fame by surviving the disastrous sinkings of sister ships RMS Titanic and HMHS Britannic in 1912 and 1916 respectively

"Abandoned baby sleeping in desk drawer at Los Angeles Police station", 1971. pic.twitter.com/AVNY2fTHfF

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52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever: A Los Angeles police officer looks after an abandoned baby in her desk drawer.

Robert Capa - Chartres, France, August 18th, 1944: Just after the liberation of the town, this French woman who had had a baby with a German soldier has her head shaved as punishment.  During the middle ages, this mark of shame, denuding a woman of what was supposed to be her most seductive feature, was commonly a punishment for adultery. Shaving women's heads as a mark of retribution and humiliation was reintroduced in the 20th century and was widespread post WW2.

Such retaliation only perpetuates evil. Robert Capa - Chartres, France, August Just after the liberation of the town, this French woman who had had a baby with a German soldier has her head shaved as punishment.

Lina Medina is the youngest documented mother in human history, giving birth at the age of five.  Lina was born with a rare condition called "precocious puberty." Precocious puberty is basically the early onset of sexual development. Lina had experienced her first menstrual cycle at the age of eight months. She had fully developed breasts by the age of four.

Lina Medina: The 5-year-old Mother

Youngest girl to ever give birth, Lina Medina. She was 5 years, 7 months and 21 days old when she gave birth to a baby boy in The doctor is her son's namesake, Gerardo. It's still a mystery as to who impregnated her.

Vintage photos. A baby is prepared for an X-ray at Provident Hospital in Chicago (1942).

Photo of the Day: Baby Gets An X-Ray

A baby is restrained for an X-ray at Provident Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Photo by Jack Delano, March, 1942

Vatican Women’s Rifle Team, disbanded 1942. Sister Juliette left the order to join the French Resistance. #WWII

Vatican Women& Rifle Team, disbanded Sister Juliette left the order to join the French Resistance.

What I see when I look at this picture

What I see when I look at this picture

I really do admire Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Phillip.how Prince Phillip has been supporting the queen for the past 60 years.not to mention i think they make a good looking couple too. Long live the Queen and Prince Phillip.

A Tale of Bonnie and Clyde: The Bank Robbery at Poteau, Oklahoma

The real "Bonnie and Clyde" Bonnie Parker, born October photographed here in 1933 with Clyde Barrow.

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