Victorian People Were So Afraid Of Being Buried Alive, They Created Special Coffins

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Victorian People Were So Afraid Of Being Buried Alive, They Created Special Coffins

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These People Were Really Serious About Trying To Fake Their Own Deaths

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These People Were Really Serious About Trying To Fake Their Own Deaths

In our very interconnected modern world, the idea of faking your own death might actually seem kind of insane. All it takes is one accidental tweet or status update on Facebook for someone to figure out you’re not actually dead. However, back in the 1800s and early 1900s, faking your death was actually pretty easy. […]

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