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Field Trip! Can You Stomach It?

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Field Trip! Can You Stomach It?

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Field Trip! Can You Stomach It?

Field Trip! Can You Stomach It?

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Philadelphia's Mütter Museum has a lot of heart, and other organs too. Items in this collection of medical specimens include a gangrenous hand, a wallet made of human flesh, and a colon the size of a medium suitcase. And that's just the stuff on display, imagine what's in the basement.