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5 Heinous Jobs for Children.

1) Phossy Girls In 1800s,British girls as young as 4 were sent to work in match factories from 6:00 morning to 10:00 at night.They toiled away matchsticks into phosphorus and were fined a half days wage for talking or dropping matches.Inhaling the chemical fumes often led to the development of “phossy jaw” or phosphorus necrosis […]