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The Ugly Truth About the Tooth Fairy

Why you should never leave a ruptured spleen under your pillow

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I was first introduced to the practice of exchanging teeth for money when I was five years old. My mother promised me if I put a tooth under my pillow, a magical entity called the Tooth Fairy would visit me while I slept, leaving a dime in its place. Which, in the 1950s, was a pretty decent…




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Allen R Smith

Allen R Smith

Allen Smith is an award-winning writer living in Oceanside, California and has published thousands of articles for print, the web and social media.

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