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The Fantastic Fairy Hoax

The Cottingley Fairies were a series of fantastic photographs taken by two young English girls around the time of WWI.  The photos became famous after catching the attention of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  It wasn’t until 1958 that the women confessed all of the photographs were faked accept for one.

link:  The Cottingley Fairies.