American Horror Story – The REAL Freakshow Influences

If you are a fan of American Horror Story: Freak Show, you’ve probably seen one of the “Real Freaks behind the Characters” articles floating around. There are a…

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Pip and Flip Snow – The Pinheads of Freaks

Best known for their heartwarming roles in the 1932 film Freaks, where they starred in scenes alongside fellow famous pinhead Schlitzie, the Snow sisters were well-known staples of…

Edouard Beaupré – The Willow Bunch Giant

Edouard Beaupré was born on January 9, 1881 in the tiny Saskatchewan parish of Willow Bunch. He was the first child to be baptized in Willow Bunch, and he would become its most famous son.

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Ursula Blütchen – The Polar Bear Princess

The ‘Polar Bear Princess’, Ursula Blütchen, was born in Dresden, Germany on June 6, 1927 to an average working class family. Widely regarded as the most sensational animal…

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GRACE GILBERT – The Redheaded Bearded Lady

The redheaded Grace Hester Gilbert was born on February 2nd in 1876 on a small farm near Nettle Lake, Ohio. She was the youngest of four children and…