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17 Photos Taken Moments Before Tragedy

Leslie Tander

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Johnny Cash

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This Photo was taken a few months before the famous Cash died due to a broken heart after his wife passed away. This photo was taken during his last ever concert which was at the Carter Ranch in Hiltons, VA.

Patrick Swayze

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This one is just a huge bummer. This picture was taken shortly before Patrick Swayze died due to pancreatic cancer, he was only 57. Swayze became popular in the early 80’s for his roles in movies like Dirty Dancing and Ghost.

Pacific Southwest Airlines

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This photo is the final image of the Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 182 that collided with another aircraft over San Diego in 1978. All 137 passengers on board perished and so did 7 people on the ground were parts of the plane landed.

Mt. Everest Explorers

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This image is the last known photo of George and Sandy at base camp in 1924. They were last seen alive at the North East ridge while they were making their ascent of Mt. Everest. It is unknown if these two actually made it to the summit or not.

The Titanic

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This is the last known photo of the Titanic, the boat that they said was unsinkable. The Titanic was ultimately sunk by an iceberg and 710 people were saved while 1500 others perished.

Nightclub Fire

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This photo was literally taken seconds before a fire that would kill 100 people at the Station nightclub in Rhode Island in 2003. The fire was caused by the manager of the band who was setting off pyrotechnics. The fire got out of control when it ignited with flammable soundproofing within the walls.

Notorious BIG

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This is the last known photo of Big befor he died. He was only 24 years old when he was murdered, there is speculation of who killed him, but their is murder is still unsolved. Biggie is one of the best rappers to ever walk this earth.

911 Victim

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This image is of Joe Kelly. Joe can be seen here with his two kids at a Yankees game. Kelly was killed when a group of muslim terrorist fly 2 planes into the twin towers in NYC. This tragedy resulted in the deaths of 2,996 innocent victims.

Bear Kills Hiker

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This photo was taken by a hiker that was killed by a black bear. Darsh Patel was killed on September 21st 2015 in a wooded area where the victim was hiking. The Cell phone that contained the photo was found with a bite mark in it from the bears fang.

James Dean

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This photo was taken of actor James Dean just moments before his fatal car crash in 1955. Dean was only 24 years old at the time of his death.

Niagara Falls

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This image was taken back in 1995 of a daredevil who was trying to raise awareness for the homeless. He was trying to jet ski over Niagara Falls, but his parachute failed to open and he perished in the stunt.

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NYPD Solves a High-Profile Turtlenapping

Mackenzie Freeman

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The New York City Police Department makes headlines every day, but it is not every day that the NYPD makes headlines for solving a turtle kidnapping case. But kudos go to the NYPD for solving the disappearance of a beloved resident of Alley Pond Environmental Center in Queens, 100-year-old African spurred tortoise, Millennium.

A Century of Millennium at Alley Pond

Millennium could have been a youthful, 11-year-old turtle when the 655-acre Alley Pond Park was acquired by the City of New York in 1929. When Millennium found his, her, or its way to the park, the Alley Pond was the source of water that the town of Flushing used for, well, flushing. Millennium survived the construction of the Long Island Expressway across the park, the creation of a golf course, and the founding of the Alley Pond Environmental Center at 228-06 Northern Boulevard in Queens in 1972.

Or maybe Millennium wasn’t around for any of those events. Although Millennium undoubtedly weighs about 100 pounds, and is larger than many of the children who come to visit him every day the park is open, the turtle rescuers who found the intrepid animal believe he could be a mere 17 years old or possibly as much as 100 years old. Either way, visitors to the park regularly ask to see him. And that is how they learned he was missing.

A Shocking Tortoise Disappearance

When visitors asked to see Millennium on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 18, 2017, Millennium was nowhere to be found. The attendants had no difficulty locating Millennium’s companion turtle Mini-Me, but even checks of video surveillance cameras showed no sign of the celebrity turtle. We think of tortoises as moving slowly, but actually they can move quickly, blending in with trees and grasses, so the park staff held out hope that Millennium might just be taking a little vacation looking for a different source of grass and grubs. But when there was no trace of Millennium the next day, they had no choice but to call the police. They were afraid they had a Code 597, abuse of an animal.

Millennium Returns from Connecticut

Fortunately, a Connecticut resident with a conscience made the reunion of Millennium with his young fans possible. And helped the police nab the turtlenappers’ accomplice Shawn Waters in the process.

Thirty-seven year old Shawn Waters loves turtles. He kept small turtles and other animals in the apartment he shared with his mother in Queens. On the afternoon of July 18, Waters was approached by two men who had cut a hole in the back of Millennium’s enclosure and absconded with the famous reptile. They made a deal with Waters to sell him the stolen turtle, and Waters started to take Millennium home in a stolen shopping cart. But no sooner did he have Millennium in his clutches than he realized his mother would never let him keep Millennium at home.

Waters hatched a plan to cover up his crime and get a smaller turtle his mother would approve. A man in Stamford, Connecticut had placed an ad on Craigslist to sell his musck turte. Waters struck a deal to swap reptiles and get $300 cash in the process. (Ordinarily, a turtle of Millennium’s 2 foot by 2-1/2 foot size and gentle watermelon-eating habits would have fetched about $2500, according to park officials.) Waters, who does not own a car, took a commuter train with Millennium to Connecticut, where he sealed the deal.

But by this time the police were checking turtle transactions on Craigslist. They located the buyer, who surrendered the turtle, which was returned safely to Alley Pond Park.

Waters was arrested and later sentenced to six months in jail at Rikers Island. His mother reports that he hopes to get his license to work as a security guard back when he gets out of jail.

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Strange Sounds Coming From the Walls Reveal a HAUNTING Surprise to New Homeowners!

Mackenzie Freeman

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No matter where you are in the country, every town has a story about that house. You know the one. The house that looms above all, lending urban legends and stories to people in the community. Well, today, we are going to introduce you to a home in Germantown, Tennessee, as well as the mysterious sounds that emanated from its walls. Let’s dig in because this story is going to make you want to check your own walls!

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Airline Passengers Attention Please: Avoid Wearing These Items While You Fly!

Leslie Tander

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With the state that the airline industry is currently in, flying comfortably can be a challenging quest to undertake. Despite how uncomfortable flying can be, air travel has become the beating heart that connects every nation on our planet. Knowing that air travel is so important, we felt that it was vital to understand what best to wear during our travels. Today, we are going to highlight everything that airline passengers should avoid wearing while flying!

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