Hitchcock's Birds and Hope Diamond

Don Wildman inspects a jar of strange, preserved creatures, a legendary blue diamond and the shattered skull of a 19th century laborer.

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In 1832, railroad worker Phineas Gage was laying dynamite when a freak explosion sent this tamping iron straight through his head. Gage miraculously survives, and the metal rod is now on display at the Warren Anatomical Museum.

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