In an effort to preserve the memory of the 20 million objects lost in the September 2018 fire that decimated Brazil’s National Museum, Wikipedia has put out a call to the public to submit photos of the lost artifacts.
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This world-changing genius was born into poverty on September 22, 1791. Fortunately for us, Michael Faraday refused to let his background stand in his way. 1. HE WAS LARGELY SELF-EDUCATED. In Faraday's boyhood home, money was always tight. His father, James, was a sickly blacksmith who struggled to support a wife and four children in one of London's poorer outskirts.