In 1783, Charles Byrne — a 7-foot, 7-inch man known as the Irish Giant — died after having spent several years gathering fame as a side-show act. His skeleton, denuded from flesh, has been displayed at a London museum since then, and he has been the subject of much debate among scientists.

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