Back in the day when people with physical deformities were called ‘freaks’, circus and shows which featured these people made them the main attraction to captivate viewers: a four-legged woman, an armless lady, a big foot woman, and a legless acrobat.
These photos of some of the ‘freaks’ or circus performers of the past will bring you back to those days, but at the same time, remind everyone that yes, they were born with birth defects but they are people too.
Lucia Zarate was the ‘lightest recorded adult’ by the Guinness World Records
Zarate is the first person to have been identified with Majewski osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism type II and was entered into the Guinness World Records as the “lightest recorded adult”, weighing 2.1 kg at 17.
Here are 12 of the prominent performers who inspired the second season of American Horror Story. (h/t: OMG Facts)
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