BaD Jul 6, 2020 - Freak Show
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A "freak show" is an exhibition of biological rarities, referred to in popular culture as "freaks of nature".
The “freak show,” or “sideshow,” rose to prominence in 16th century England. For centuries, cultures around the world had interpreted severe physical deformities as bad omens or evidence that evil spirits were present; by the late 1500s, these stigmas had translated into public curiosity.