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