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Martin Van Buren Bates, a quiet schoolteacher, found that his enormous size (7′9″) served him better on the battlefields of the Civil War. The “Kentucky Giant” rose quickly from private to captain in the Fifth Kentucky Infantry; Union soldiers told of a “Confederate giant who’s as big as five men and fights like 50.” After the war, Bates was touring Canada with a circus when he met Anna Haining Swan, another enormously tall person (7′5″), and they married in London, where Queen Victoria gave...
Giant hand from Nepal. This artifact was stolen from a monastery in the tiny Nepalese village of Pangboche, in the 1990s. "... if the monks were telling the truth about the origins of the finger, and its accompanying “skull cap”, then the DNA results raise some startling questions its origins. The first test says it wasn't human the 2nd says it was human, most likely it was a Nephilim, or a descendant of Nebuchadnezzar from the seven years in the wilderness. Either way, it's a giant."