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Ripley's Believe It or Not by Ripley’s Believe It or Not! for August 24, 2015

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    Tossle Premium Member almost 6 years ago

    Any overweight platypus can forget about lap band surgery.

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  almost 6 years ago

    So where does a platypus store its food to be digested? Congrats for the thirteenth time, Mr. and Mrs. Schwandt.

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    Bilan  almost 6 years ago

    What of the Redskin scores? Did the Democrats and Republicans predict them?

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    wmwiii Premium Member almost 6 years ago

    I think they should keep trying until they have a girl.

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    Old Texan75  almost 6 years ago

    About 1/4 of fish don’t have stomachs. Adult platypuses, platypi or platypodes (take your pick) don’t have teeth, baby ones do.Thank you Mr. and Mrs. Shwandt for contributing more than your share to over population of the planet.

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    gyroman12345  almost 6 years ago

    13 children? My friend’s mother struggles with three!

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    comixbomix  almost 6 years ago

    Remind me – what year did “three interceptions, two fumbles and a hamstring” win the Presidency???

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    AliCom  almost 6 years ago

    “All that food just goes straight to my hips.”

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    Stephen Gilberg  almost 6 years ago

    So how come Norm in “My Cage” is fat? Oh wait, he also has a navel….

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    linsonl  almost 6 years ago

    Our first one was so underfoot all the time, I don’t know how we had time for our second.

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    SharkNose  almost 6 years ago

    Re: the 13th child… Be careful, that’s how the Jersey Devil was born…

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    hankgillette  almost 6 years ago

    Are they angling for a television show?

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    Petemejia77  almost 6 years ago

    Poor mom. Im pretty sure all she wants is a little girl. Maybe one will be gay for her sake!

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    spaced man spliff Premium Member almost 6 years ago

    Perhaps they jus’ don’t carry the XX chromosome in their jeans !!

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    english.ann  almost 6 years ago

    When I read about the Schwandts on MLive.com both before and after the birth, I never expected them to appear in Ripley’s Believe it or Not. They had liked the idea of having a baby girl. Sometime after the birth of their thirteenth son, it was reported that it was “medically impossible” for them to have a girl. For each pregnancy, they chose to be surprised by the baby; no seeking to find out before his birth whether Kateri was carrying a girl or a boy.

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    Bandusia15  almost 6 years ago

    Beautiful, brilliant, insightful, thoughtful. Standing ovation, alcluin!(And BTW nobody should have a THIRD as many children!)

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    Tarredandfeathered  almost 6 years ago

    It’s always nice to see the vitriol flow.Myself, I looked up the Salary range for his Profession.$30,391 – $83,438.If he’s anywhere from the Middle to the Top of that range he can afford the kids with careful Budgeting..(He Does Commercial Properties, so he’s unlikely to be in the bottom of the range).AW, Darn. He might actually NOT be such a Burden..

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