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      From an ancient murder to present day political issues, the safety pin has had a long, colorful life.  It’s a tiny little tool that we use every day without thinking about, and yet it’s got such a long and interesting history.  Whether it’s protecting you from evil spirits, holding your pants together because the button popped off, or making a statement by wearing one through your ear, the simple design and function of the safety pin has allowed it to survive thousands of years, and regardless of technological advancements, will probably survive a thousand more. 

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