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An Old Man's Tall Tale
The Virgin Mary Appears to an Illiterate Peasant Girl
Creating the Wisconsin Territory
The Power of the Pumpkin
The Printer and the Priest
A Bizarre Story of Land Prospecting Gone Awry
An Unreliable Text and Other Evidence
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