We’ve all been at one party or another where we were told something we just couldn’t believe. Even if the person who was telling us the factoid is someone we know we can trust, there are somethings that just don’t sound believable. Despite how odd some of these facts might sound, the fact of the matter is that there are some things that are truly strange and truly unbelievable that are in fact, incredibly true. Check out our list of 10 shocking facts you’ll swear can’t possibly be true but really are and let us know if you had heard any of these and decided they were nothing more than an urban legend.

These Days We Call That ‘Child Trafficking’

In 1912, a Paris orphanage held a raffle where the top prizes were actually infant children.


Ronald Reagan Was a Life Guard In High School

Apparently the place he worked had some poor swimmers because he reportedly performed 77 rescues during his time there.

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