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Abandoned Suitcases Reveal Private Lives of Asylum Patients


Uhh, this is rather creepy, but certainly interesting: from the 1910s through the 1960s, many patients at the Willard Asylum for the Chronic Insane left suitcases behind when they passed away, with nobody to claim them. Upon the center’s closure in 1995, employees found hundreds of these time capsules stored in a locked attic.

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  1. blazej

    Lovely! Chrome works!

    • Spacemaker

      Good news indeed:)

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