Ripley's Believe It or Not! #c101(1/21/2001)

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Kolby Griston, age 2, of Chicago, Ill., accidentally pulled the fire alarm at his nursery school and ended up saving the lives of his classmates when a car crashed into their school moments later!

Once a bedbug bites a person it will not bite anyone else! This ensures that it is drinking from the same blood type! "Love that B+!"

The Gardenhouse Dance Company of Atlana, Ga., performs a dance that consists of four people waltzing with push lawn mowers on a 38 ft. by 38 ft. piece of grass!

< TASK > Answer the questions.

(1) Who saved the lives of the classmates when a car crashed into their school?

(2) Once a bedbug bites a person, why won't it bite anyone else?

(3) What kind of dance does the dance company perform?

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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #c96(4/8/2001)

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In Macksburg, Iowa, there is an annual "National Skillet Throwing Contest" in which contestants toss cast-iron frying pans as far as they can!

Heiress Patricia O'Neill left her $58 million estate in Cape Town, South Africa to a 15-year-old chimpanzee named "Kalu"!

The world's longest road tunnel measures 15.19 miles and runs between Bergen and Oslo, Norway! Believe It or Not! One of the thruways was the site of a wedding!

< TASK > Answer the questions.

(1) What kind of contest do people have in Mackburg?

(2) To whom did Patricia leave her $58 million estate?

(3) How long is the world's longest road tunnel?

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