Believe It or Not!
“God has given you one face,
and you make yourselves another”
W. V. Meadows of West Point, Georgia, was shot in the eye at the battle of Vicksburg on July 1, 1863.
Fifty-eight years later he unexpectedly coughed up the Civil War slug (as shown) – July 21, 1932
Leona Young, of Norwich, NY, applies a blowtorch to her tongue. A colleague of professor Kongee, The Painless Wonder, Young called herself the Devil’s Daughter and performed with hot lead, volcanic explosions and a regulation plumber’s torch, which she passed over her exposed flesh. (March 3, 1938)
Edmonton, Alberta, boasted a citizen with “asbestos skin”. It seems a Mr. H. H. Getty walked into the editorial offices of the Edmonton Bulletin and proceeded to prove his fire-resisting abilities to a bug-eyed staff.
Mr. Getty could hold a lighted match close to the skin on various parts of his body without an blistering or pain!(may 20, 1940)