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Two green children sit behind an entrance of a cave leading out to a world with green buildings and a twilight sky

The Green Children Found In A Cave

Legend tells of the mysterious appearance of two children with green skin, wearing strange clothes and speaking in a language never heard before in the village of Woolpit. Despite these fantastical descriptions, this story was recorded during the Middle Ages as though it really happened. Where did the children come from, why was their skin green, and what could possibly explain this bizarre event?
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