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34th year  -  N° 343                 Monday, 9 December 2019         Antwerpen		
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Sunday 15th of October 1939

80 years ago



4-year-old serial killer Joseph Kallinger, originally Joseph Lee Brenner III aka The Shoemaker is adopted by Stephen and Anna Kallinger in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Kallinger was abused by both his adoptive parents so severely that at age six he suffered a hernia inflicted by his adoptive father. The punishments Kallinger endured included kneeling on jagged rocks, being locked inside closets, consuming excrement, committing self-injury, being burned with irons, being whipped with belts and being starved.