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The French can't handle their buzz

On August 16, 1951, the inhabitants [of a quiet French Village] were suddenly racked with frightful hallucinations of terrifying beasts and fire.

One man tried to drown himself, screaming that his belly was being eaten by snakes. An 11-year-old tried to strangle his grandmother. Another man shouted: “I am a plane”, before jumping out of a second-floor window, breaking his legs. He then got up and carried on for 50 yards. Another saw his heart escaping through his feet and begged a doctor to put it back. Many were taken to the local asylum in strait jackets.

So the CIA put a little LSD in their bread, and a whole French village freaked out. Try spending a weekend at Hampshire College, you lightweights.

Do you think it is a coincidence that this happened 27 years to the day that Elvis disappeared?

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