Priceless Thrift Store Finds That Prove One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure

Unbelievable Coincidence

The nameplate on this $15 EMT kit says “Dr. William DeVries.” Dr. DeVries was the lead surgeon for the first implantation of the first-ever artificial heart on December 2, 1982.


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The More You Know

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