Dick Hilburn

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Richard Daniel "Dick" Hilburn (January 15, 1918 - February 24, 1976), was born in Bladenboro, North Carolina. He had no limbs except one arm. He used a custom-made skateboard for moving. He ran his own sideshow with Carl Norwood, also known as "The Frog Boy". There he worked not only a freak, but a tattoo-artist and a billboard-painter too. He had great business sense, and did not hire a showman - he presented himself. During an off-season, he and Carl worked in a diner. Dick even got married to a normal woman, and ran his sideshow till his death in June of 1971, when he was 53 years old.