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A black lion: real or fake?
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Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
Cursed by Allah
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
Jacob Hadcock: the new Craig Shergold
The Craig Shergold rumor strikes again. Jacob is a real kid, and he really has leukemia, but he isn't dying. But somehow word got out on the internet that he was dying, and that his last wish was to get christmas cards from everyone. So now the cards are pouring in by the thousands. Link: Associated Press.

Below is one of the youtube videos spreading the rumor.

Categories: Health/Medicine, Urban Legends
Posted by The Curator on Thu Dec 17, 2009
Comments (3)
I'm dying (sometime in the next 50 or 60 years), and my wish is for everybody to leave the cards in the boxes, in the stores, and get on with their lives.

Thank you very much.
Posted by Big Gary  in  San Marcos, Texas  on  Thu Dec 17, 2009  at  11:46 AM
BG you forgot to post your address...how are we supposed to know where not to send the cards?
Posted by Canadarm  in  Toronto  on  Sat Dec 19, 2009  at  01:05 PM
Isn't "cards from everyone" more expensive than bikes, trains or nintendos?
Posted by Sakano  in  Ohio  on  Mon Dec 21, 2009  at  01:21 PM
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