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Did Giants Exist? Part 2: Where Are the Skeletons Now?

Left: An illustration of a giant. (Shutterstock*) Right: A humanoid humerus bone much larger than a normal humerus bone, discovered in France by Georges Vacher de Lapouge. (Wikimedia Commons)
Left: An illustration of a giant. (Shutterstock*) Right: A humanoid humerus bone much larger than a normal humerus bone, discovered in France by Georges Vacher de Lapouge. (Wikimedia Commons)

Many newspaper clippings can be found from the 19th century, and trickling on into the 20th century, reporting on the discovery of full skeletons or...

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