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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #46(7/7/2005)

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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 map dating from 1507 --- one of the first to feature the New World --- sold for over 1.5 million dollars!

(2) "The running of the brides (and grooms!)" Runners in Madison, Wis., ran a race on April 16, 2005 decked out in wedding dresses, tuxedos and priest outfits!

(3) U.S. Civil War general Daniel Sickles donated his amputated leg to the National Museum of Health and Medicine and visited it every year!

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