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The National Museum of Health and Medicine is situated in the northwest of Washington DC concealed down the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Half of the building has been filled with advanced health consciousness exhibits about AIDs and some displays about the evolution of the microscope. Majority of the antique collection is placed in storage while a little portion is sometimes being visited by the public. The long array baby skeletons are still obvious from across the entrance hall wherein part of it shows fetal development and birth defects. The Presidential presentation includes the bullet that assassinated Lincoln and some memorabilia of the President. There are medical pedagogy rarities such as the 18th century anatomical frameworks from Japan. A room exhibiting chronicles of the Civil War medicine shows immature efforts at plastic surgery on soldiers who had damaged faces due to shrapnel injuries. The two most visited exhibits are the hairball and the leg bone. The hairball, which is 12-year old girl who ate her hair, is a crowd pleaser. The leg bone which is that of Major General Daniel E. Sickles is showed together with the 12-pound cannon ball similar to the one at Gettysburg in 1863.
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