18 Real Photos With Backstories That Are Freakier Than Any Movie.

Sometimes, the truth is way freakier than fiction. Here are 18 photos where this is the case.

1/18. A little Polish girl who grew up in a concentration camp drawing a picture of "home."

2/18. Two engineers atop a wind turbine that caught on fire. If you look carefully, it looks like they're embracing.

3/18. Aerial view of the Jonestown mass suicide.


4/18. This man is unable to get off the subway tracks in New York City with a train bearing down.



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5/18. A group of friends in Beirut, Lebanon, moments before a car bomb explosion, and then moments after. (The bomb was in the gold car you see in the first photo.)

6/18. 23-year-old Evelyn McHale's body after leaping from the Empire State Building and landing on a United Nations limousine. Some call this picture "the world's most beautiful suicide."


7/18. Shell-shocked soldier in the trenches of the First World War.


8/18. The decomposing remains of a girl who got lost and died in the pitch blackness of the Odessa Catacombs in Ukraine.



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9/18. The aftermath of a horrifying car accident in 1945.


10/18. Hospital cameras caught some sort of dark spirit looming over a patient one night. The patient died a few hours later.

11/18. The body of John Torrington.


In the 1840s, John Torrington and a crew of explorers attempted to find the fabled Northwest Passage that would allow for quicker travel between North America and Asia. However, during the expedition, Torrington's ship was damaged, and the crew was forced to trek back through Canada on foot. No one made it back. Torrington's body was buried along the way, perfectly preserved by the frigid temperatures.


12/18. Loana the Bloodthirster after her death in 1909. Allegedly she died from drinking her own blood.


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13/18. The remains of a victim of spontaneous human combustion.


14/18. Aftermath of the 1997 Heaven's Gate suicide in San Diego, California.

15/18. Pennsylvania politician Budd Dwyer moments before he ended his life on live TV.


16/18. Nazi commander Joseph Goebbels after learning the photographer here was Jewish.


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17/18. Tyler Hadley at the party that he killed his own parents to throw. Their bodies were still in their bedroom the entire time.


18/18. Columbine 1999 Class Picture. Top left.

For those that don't understand, the two guys in sunglasses are Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, the perpetrators.


EXTRA: This woman in this photo is actually dead. Her husband took it two days after she passed away. There's no word on what her cause of death was.


Those of us who live in New York live this truth on a daily basis.

Sometimes, you just meet a person who isn't quite all there. It's hard to tell at first, but then you talk with them for a little while and it just becomes abundantly clear if they're two eggs short of an omelette.

The stories of how you find out are so interesting. But yet, they teach us to look for clues when we interact with others.

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