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Professor Touffu’s Baldness Cure    (April Fool's Day - 1938)

The Dutch magazine Het Leven reported that a Professor Touffu had made a miraculous discovery which allowed him to transplant animal fur onto a bald man's head and induce to grow. Photographs documented a patient undergoing the treatment.

Professor Touffu examines a patient

Professor Touffu in his office

The animal fur, ready for transplantation

Professor Touffu shows the patient how the procedure will work

Professor Touffu and his assistants perform the operation

The patient is irradiated after the operation, to help the hair to grow

The finished product

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