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Bigfoot for Breakfast

Release Date: 02/12/2020

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

In the 1930's, Iowa radio personality, Norman Baker, claimed to have found the cure for Cancer. People flocked to his hospital in desperation for a treatment. But things weren't exactly what they seemed to be.

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

We hear stories throughout our lives of enormous and terrifying people who guard their property and threaten to eat us alive if we overstep. These people hold a strong place throughout all of literature, even the bible and many other religious books. Not only this, but there are stories from all over the world and throughout time that strongly suggest that these people were not just figures of lore.

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

Remember all of those beautiful, whimsical stories and fables that your childhood dreams were based on? Well, let us just ruin that for you as we take you on a tour through this popular form of entertainment and give you the dark, twisted, true accounts from which many of these "lessons learned" originated.

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

A look into the highly controversial investigations, hearings and trials surrounding the Ruby Ridge standoff. Why it was incredibly obvious after this event and others during the 90's that a reform within the ranks and policies of federal law enforcement was sorely needed.

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

A family goes into the mountains of Idaho to live an off-the-grid separatist life and ended up getting the attention of the federal government. The long line of mistakes made on both sides of the fence and the resulting conflict will go down in history as a giant mark on the reputation of the federal government

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

In rural Kentucky, 1955, an incident occurred in which a farm seems to have come under a prolonged attack by creatures that did not appear to be from our world. This event was experienced by an entire family and their overnight guests.

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

Future President of the United States, George H.W. Bush saw his share of horror during his time as a Navy Flyboy in WWII. But, some of the details would ultimately be erased by our government and even he wouldn't know the extent of how horrible it really was until many years later...

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

If you haven't heard of Mothman, you're missing out on one of the creepier American folk legends out there. This cryptid legend opens up a great number of questions which presents the complicated task of separating fact from fiction. Is any of it real?

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

"They sickened by the thousands daily, and died unattended and without help. Many died in the open street, others dying in their houses. Consecrated churchyards did not suffice for the burial of the vast multitude of bodies, which were heaped by the hundreds in vast trenches, like goods in a ships hold and covered with little earth". - Giovanni Boccaccio

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Bigfoot for Breakfast

There are tons of theories floating out there in the world which attempt to explain these occurrences in a way which our simple human brains may be able to understand. Some of which, seem pretty outlandish, however at the same time, completely plausible. The topic of the week is Déjà vu which when translated from French means “already seen”.

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Although, most of these urban legends have some sort of truthful origination to them, it typically only serves the purpose of making the story seem more believable. Many kids know the fears that have been created in their hearts from stories like this all too well. But, deep down, it is also known that even though it is scary…it really isn’t completely true. But what if you found out that the story that you grew up hearing, whether you ignored the warnings or your didn’t, turned out to be real?


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