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Please repin! Help elephants and other animals escape the cruelty caused by circuses like #ringlingbrothers. You can make a difference!!!

Prevent Cruelty @ Ringling Brothers

Please repin! Help elephants and other animals escape the cruelty caused by circuses like #ringlingbrothers. You can make a difference!!!

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1956 Ringling Circus Winter Quarters Sarasota Florida Clown Avis Rent A Car Ad

Willie and George Muse were black albino brothers born in Roanoke, VA in 1893. In 1899 they were kidnapped by sideshow agents and told there mother had died and they would never see her again. They were showcased as White Ecuadorian cannibals, Eko and Iko. In the mid 1920s the brothers toured with Ringling Brothers circus and while visiting their home town, their mother found them and fought to free her sons 20 years after their disappearance.

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A troupe of elephants and a zebra walk down 33rd Street in Manhattan for the arrival of Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, 1968.

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