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Thursday, November 13, 2008

What's Left of Darwin's Beard

A descendant has discovered strands of Charles Darwin's beard hair.

It is believed the hair was taken from Darwin's desk in 1882 by female relatives, who were unable to collect a lock of his hair before he was buried.

His great-great grandson Randal Keynes said he found them in a box marked "remaining hair" whilst going through his Shropshire ancestor's possessions. [Link]

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