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The Pictures Your History Teacher Couldn’t Show You

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42. 1922: Beauty Pageant Winners

The Miss America pageant had just started in 1921, and at the Washington Tidal Basin Bathing Beach Beauty Contest, Miss Eva Fridell, 17-years-old at the time, took home first place in the bathing suit round, and Miss Gay Gately was awarded second place for her part.

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41. 1945: Hiroshima Victim

On August 6th, 1945, America dropped 2 atomic bombs on Japan. ‘Little Boy’ was dropped on Hiroshima and killed about 80,000 people. It was one of the worst mass killings in modern history. 6 people survived the bomb and they were called hibakusha. This is the effects a survivor saw on his body.

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