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Top Ten Most Gruesome Fairy Tale Facts

Illustration of “The Girl with No Hands” by H.J. Ford

“Fairy tales of the past were often full of macabre and gruesome twists and endings. These days, companies like Disney have sanitized them for a modern audience that is clearly deemed unable to cope, and so we see happy endings everywhere. This list looks at some of the common endings we are familiar with – and explains the original gruesome origins.”  -Jamie Frater

Of course, I had to find something gruesome, gory, and Grimm for Halloween!  I hope you enjoy this article from Listverse written by Jamie Frater.