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    Real-Life Smurfs

    Like Montana Libertarian Stan Jones, Paul Karason is quite literally blue.

    Both men owe their condition to taking colloidal silver, which allegedly offers certain health benefits but also has the unfortunate side effect of making you look like a freeze-dried blueberry.

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