OT: Blue skinned Inbred KY Freaks

By: crunchgodabruinknees


For nearly 200 years, the Fugate family of Kentucky remained largely sealed off from the outside world as they passed their blue skin from generation to generation.

Blue Fugate Family

Original source unknown, via ABC NewsThe Blue Fugates are shown in this colorized black and white photo. Date unspecified.

When Benjamin “Benjy” Stacy was born 1975, nurses and doctors were shocked and confused. Rather than coming out a bright shade of crimson like most babies, Benjy was born with dark blue skin. Doctors were so worried by this alien skin color that they called an ambulance to take Benjy the 116 miles from his hometown outside Hazard, Kentucky to the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

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