In 1820, Martin Fugate and his wife Elizabeth Smith moved onto the banks of Troublesome Creek, a beautiful area in Appalachian Kentucky. There is no official recording as to whether Martin was actually blue, but he and his wife both carried a recessive gene that would turn their son Zachariah Fugate a startling blue color. Martin and Elizabeth had seven children: four of them were blue. Since the gene causing the blue coloration is recessive, the family had a 25% chance of having a blue…
A triphalangeal thumb (TPT) is a congenital malformation where the thumb has three phalanges instead of two.
"Mountain women nursed babies and broken hearts. They fought hard fights physically and mentally. Mountain women bore the iniquities of a whole people on their backs whether the burdens they bore were any fault of theirs or not. They lived by stern principles. They lived by know-how." Kelli B. Haywood
The "lovely" Primwaddle Twins, Mort Harvey,1929. Their mother, Discordia's husband, left after seeing the twins. Discordia was left alone to raise her twin boys as girls she got away with it. She home-schooled them for 17 years until one of the twins, Mort, learned her was born a boy. The teenagerd twins murdered their mom in her sleep, strangled her, her eyes gouged out replaced with doll eyes.
One of the Blue Fugates of Kentucky, a recessive genetic disorder (propagated in the area because of close relations marrying) causes them to be decidedly blue.
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Almas are legendary creatures throughout Central Asia, Russia, PK Caucasus & are considered more like "wild people" in appearance & habits than apes, unlike the Yeti of the Himalayas. Alma are described as human-like bipedal animals, btwn 5 & 6.5 ft tall,covered w/ reddish-brown hair, w/human-like features including a pronounced browridge, flat nose & a weak chin. Cryptozoologists believe there's a similarity btwn this description & modern reconstructions of how Neanderthals looked.