10 Wildly Strange Leap Year Facts That Are Absolutely True
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10 Wildly Strange Leap Year Facts That Are Absolutely True

From leaplings with unique talents to towns throwing massive leap day parties, we're about to unravel the mysteries of February 29th. 

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