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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #25(5/7/2005)

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< TASK 1 > Read the articles (1) to (3). And figure out which article they come from. Answer A, B, or C.

(1) A $100,000 check made its way through the postal system to its final destination in Columbus, Ohio --- without an envelope!

(2) In 1661, English revolutionary Oliver Cromwell was exhumed and his head was placed on public display for 20 years. The head was then passed through generations of private collectors --- until it was finally laid to rest in 1960!

(3) Worth more than $2 billion, Germany's 21-year-old Albert Von Thurn Und Taxis is the world's youngest billionaire!

The cartoon from http://www.comics.com/comics/ripleys/
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