The challenge of researching a so-called feral child case is that it’s quite likely a hoax. Someone has dragged out a disabled kid whose wordless vocalisations can be interpreted as the howling of a wolf-child; their spasticity becomes evidence of imitating the wings, claws or paws of their host species. How DO you know when it’s real?
Scuba diving the German shipwrecks in Orkney offers privileged access to one of the most remarkable chapters of World War One.
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