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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #64(2/18/2006)

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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) The Dec. 30, 2005 appearance of tropical storm Zeta capped off a year which saw a record 27 named storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic ocean! Arlene, Bret, Cindy, Dennis, Emily, Franklin, Gert, Harvey, Irene, Jose, Katrina, Lee, Maria, Nate, Ophelia, Philippe, Rita, Stan, Tammy, Vince, Wilma, Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, and Zeta!

(2) In Plastination, a modern method used to preserve human bodies, a body's water is replaced with silicone retaining the color of organs and preserving them indefinitely!

(3) Henry "BOX" Brown escaped slavery in Virginia when he loaded himself into a crate on March 23, 1849 and shipped himself 275 miles to a free state!

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