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He Was Known As ‘The Man With 2 Faces’ – And You Have To See Why For Yourself

by LifeChangingClick
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When you think of circus sideshows, you might think of relentless businessmen taking advantage of unfortunate disabled people for profit. While this did certainly happen, the exploitation was likely much less common than you might think. Sideshows provided a way for so-called “freaks” to make a living and succeed in a society that afforded them very few options. Without the institution of sideshows, the story of Sam Alexander, or the “man with two faces,” would have been tragic… As a young man in Chicago, Sam Alexander was on track to become a well-respected stage actor. He had recently been promoted […]
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