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Admin23.07.2021

Coney Island

The advancement of medical technology, treatment of several diseases and abnormalities, and the popularity of televisions played an important role in abolishing these cruel acts.
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Admin11.09.2021

The Untold Truth Of 'Schlitzie The Pinhead'

In his final years, Schlitzie could be seen feeding the pigeons and ducks with his guardian, performing for people as they passed by.
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Admin02.07.2021

SCHLITZIE THE PINHEAD

Career [ ] On the sideshow circuit, microcephalic people were usually promoted as "pinheads" or "", and Schlitzie was billed under such titles as "The Last of the Aztecs", "The Monkey Girl", and "What Is It? They're reported to have had a happy family life together.
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Admin28.06.2021

SCHLITZIE THE PINHEAD

Eventually he did marry a normal size woman, but they separated soon afterwards.
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Admin07.09.2021

Schlitzie

For now, this is one "freak" that has to get back to work preparing her own unique story.
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Admin30.08.2021

Freaks (1932)

Listings for upcoming shows of dealers in vintage and modern photography• This explanation for birth defects was known as maternal impression, and was extremely popular in this time.
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Admin19.08.2021

Sideshow World

Though his limited mental capacity might have hindered him in other careers, it left him like a 3-year-old frozen in time, and his childlike joy and innocence endeared him to everyone who met him.
Admin03.08.2021

The True Stories Behind 11 Famous Sideshow Performers

But the stories of the real-life people behind the legends are sometimes just as interesting as what they could do on stage.
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Admin18.09.2021

Freaks (1932)

Eventually rescued and brought back to the spotlight by Ward, Schlitzy was happy again.
Admin22.07.2021

Welcome to Gibtown, the last 'freakshow' town in America

While this does sound quite heartless, it's not confirmed, and there may be a lot of factors we are unaware of.
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