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The Story of the Hunchback of Notre Dame was always considered a figment of Victor Hugo’s imagination, but a new discovery indicates that there was am actual human working a the French Cathedral that may have inspired the famous tale. In other words he wasn’t just a quasi-modo, but he was a very real modo.

The “find” was the memiors of Henry Sibson, a 19th-century British sculptor who was employed at the cathedral at around the time the book was written and who describes a hunched back stonemason also working there.

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