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Ripley’s to Celebrate World Sword Swallower’s Day

unnamedRipley’s Believe It or Not! will once again pay tribute to the ancient art of sword swallowing by holding free sword swallowing performances as part of World Sword Swallower’s Day¬†on Saturday,¬†February 28.

Ripley’s will showcase sword swallowers from all over the world at its Odditoriums in New York City, Hollywood, San Francisco, Baltimore, Gatlinburg, Myrtle Beach, Branson, Atlantic City, Orlando, St. Augustine, Panama City Beach, Key West and Grand Prairie.

Sword swallowers will include:

  • The very tall – 7-foot-3 inch tall George the Giant will again thrill audiences in Hollywood, swallowing a very looooonnngg blade
  • The very young – Haley Hall, just 16 years old and perhaps the youngest sword swallower in the world, will perform at Ripley’s Orlando Odditorium

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Reality Shock! Getaway Contest From Ripley’s Announced

Reality Shock! Ripley's Believe It or Not!Readers of the new Ripley’s Believe It or Not! book Reality Shock! know the strange stories, fun facts and bizarre bits are good for hours of entertainment. But now knowing some of those stories could win people some awesome prizes as well.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! has launched the Reality Shock! Getaway contest, featuring weekly prizes and an unbelievable grand prize.

Here’s how it works:

  • Fill out the entry form on the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Facebook page
  • Take the weekly book quiz and pick the “Believe It” story that comes from the pages of Reality Shock!

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