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April Snellings has somehow built a career out of her passion for spooky pop culture. (Her obsession with The Facts of Life has thus far been less productive, but she remains hopeful.) She lives in Tennessee with her wife, their daughter, several recalcitrant dogs and cats, and a 7-foot-animatronic werewolf named C. Thomas Howl.
While most of the conspiracy theories surrounding the organization are, to put it mildly, bizarre, you don’t have to venture to the fringe to find fascinating, sometimes-strange stories about Freemasons. Here's what you should know.
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