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Photos Of Heavy Stuff On Top Of People

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It's Friday, and you deserve to be amused. So here's a quirky gallery curated by the folks at Life. The theme: Heavy stuff on top of people. Why not? See the rest of the gallery on their site.

A 14-year-old boy supports a 200-lb-motorcycle and  its rider, circa 1932. i i

hide captionA 14-year-old boy supports a 200-lb-motorcycle and its rider, circa 1932.

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A 14-year-old boy supports a 200-lb-motorcycle and  its rider, circa 1932.

A 14-year-old boy supports a 200-lb-motorcycle and its rider, circa 1932.

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Strongman J, Rolleano bears the weight of a Citroen motor car  on his chest, at Tillings Yard, circa 1932. i i

hide captionStrongman J, Rolleano bears the weight of a Citroen motor car on his chest, at Tillings Yard, circa 1932.

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Strongman J, Rolleano bears the weight of a Citroen motor car  on his chest, at Tillings Yard, circa 1932.

Strongman J, Rolleano bears the weight of a Citroen motor car on his chest, at Tillings Yard, circa 1932.

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A strongman holds up a "motordrome" on his chest, 1928. i i

hide captionA strongman holds up a "motordrome" on his chest, 1928.

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A strongman holds up a "motordrome" on his chest, 1928.

A strongman holds up a "motordrome" on his chest, 1928.

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Strongman Butty Sugroe uses his teeth to hold up singer Bridie Gallagher  on her chair after her performance at the London Palladium, 1959. i i

hide captionStrongman Butty Sugroe uses his teeth to hold up singer Bridie Gallagher on her chair after her performance at the London Palladium, 1959.

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Strongman Butty Sugroe uses his teeth to hold up singer Bridie Gallagher  on her chair after her performance at the London Palladium, 1959.

Strongman Butty Sugroe uses his teeth to hold up singer Bridie Gallagher on her chair after her performance at the London Palladium, 1959.

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A stunt rider on a motorbike attemps to jump over three  people, circa 1920. i i

hide captionA stunt rider on a motorbike attemps to jump over three people, circa 1920.

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A stunt rider on a motorbike attemps to jump over three  people, circa 1920.

A stunt rider on a motorbike attemps to jump over three people, circa 1920.

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A strong man on his back lifts a group of  men on a bench, circa, 1935.

hide captionA strong man on his back lifts a group of men on a bench, circa, 1935.

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