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Odd News Roundup: Belgian city finds its former mayor's heart in a fountain

Following is a summary of current odd news briefs. Belgian city finds its former mayor's heart in a fountain For years it was just an urban myth. Then the diggers moved in and found it was true - that the heart of a former mayor of the eastern Belgian city of Verviers really was buried under a fountain.

Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 12-09-2020 02:53 IST | Created: 12-09-2020 02:30 IST
Odd News Roundup: Belgian city finds its former mayor's heart in a fountain
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Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.

Belgian city finds its former mayor's heart in a fountain

For years it was just an urban myth. Then the diggers moved in and found it was true - that the heart of a former mayor of the eastern Belgian city of Verviers really was buried under a fountain. A small metal box, containing Pierre David's heart in an ethanol-filled jar, was uncovered during renovation work on the city's ornate stone fountain last month.


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