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17 of the Weirdest Stories from 2017

17 of the Weirdest Stories from 2017

If there was one overarching trend throughout 2017, it may have been that our collective capacity to be taken by surprise seemed to diminish considerably.

Having seen all manner of unusual events the previous year, what would once be deemed unbelievable in the past oftentimes received a nonchalant shrug from a world that appeared to have grown used to the 'weirdest case scenario' being the way things unfolded.

Fortunately, fate found a way to keep pace with our increasing level of ambivalence to the bizarre by frequently taking things to such a strange level that one was forced to sit up and notice.

And so, as we bid farewell to 2017, here are seventeen of the weirdest stories from what was a particularly peculiar year:

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