John Hyatt of Manchester Metropolitan University has come forward with photographs of what he claims are actual fairies.
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Frances Griffiths and Elsie Wright, The photos that made the world believe in fairies, 1917
The Cottingley Fairies. The Cottingley Fairies appear in a series of five photographs taken by Elsie Wright and Frances Griffiths, two young cousins who lived in Cottingley, near Bradford in England.
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