nuremberg

Kaspar Hauser – Wild Boy

A Boy Wanders In On May 26, 1828, a boy wondered into the town square of Nuremberg.  Although it was a Monday, there weren't very many people around since it was a holiday.  George Weichmann, a local cobbler, discovered the boy.  He took note of the fact that the boy was poorly dressed, well built, and walked in a strange manner - with legs stiff and straight.  He attempted talking to the boy but the only response he would receive was “don't know”.  He was stunned to discover the boy's feet bleeding though his shoes.  Careful examination of his feet revealed scores of blisters on feet so tender, they appeared to have never been walked on.  His skin was extremely pale as