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The ticker-tape parade celebrating the end of Operation Desert Storm. (Credit: Visions of America/UIG via Getty Images)

7 Things You May Not Know About Ticker-Tape Parades

New York City has thrown more than 200 ticker-tape parades in its history, honoring a wide range of groups and individuals. Check out seven surprising facts you may not know about these unique celebrations.

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6 Famous Wild Children from History

From a wild boy kept as a pet in King George’s court to an Indian who was supposedly raised by wolves, learn the puzzling and often tragic stories of six famous feral children

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6 Early Amusement Parks

Take a trip through six of history’s most enchanting and influential amusement parks.