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Ripley's Believe It or Not

By John Graziano
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Jul 23, 2010
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On April 2, 2010, 101-year-old Otis Munday of New Westminster, B.C., Canada, passed away and his wife of 72 years, 97-year-old Florence died within hours after she heard the news! The Great Hedge of India was planted by the British in the mid-19th century to prevent the smuggling of salt. It was a 2,000-mile-long barrier patrolled by up to 14,000 attendants! In 1995, Norway became the first country to allow women to serve on its Navy's submarines.
Jul 26, 2010
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