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wisepop
1331079.  Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:19 pm Reply with quote

I always remember reading a short story about a woman who convinced the medical establishment for some time that she gave birth to rabbits. I thought it was fiction then discovered it was based on a real woman - Mary Toft in 1726.

https://www.oxforddnb.com/view/10.1093/ref:odnb/9780198614128.001.0001/odnb-9780198614128-e-27494;jsessionid=9E663565A76420602A0450EF764DBF63
or here for free:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Toft

 

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