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Truth is Stranger than Fiction

Bookmark Collection:  Truth is Stranger than Fiction

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This is a collection of various real-life situations, case studies, stories, and information that could inspire a story or an essay. If you are having trouble coming up with a plot or a topic for an essay, try looking at some of these resources for information and ideas.

Date Added to MERLOT: August 06, 2012
Created by: Emily Forand
License: Creative Commons License
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This source investigates the insanity plea in legal cases and looks at one historic case... More
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A real-life mystery! Watch the introduction and see if you feel like learning more.
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Ew. Wait, what did she supposedly do?? Wow. What do you think happened? Check out the... More
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Another Canadian mystery. This one is not for the faint of heart.
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More primary sources to investigate and create your own version of events in the case.