The incredible power of the girl Lulu Hurst
• The incredible power of the girl Lulu Hurst
In 1883, 14-year-old American Lulu Hurst became known all over the country. She suddenly manifested physical strength, which is difficult to even imagine. Lulu appeared just two years, showing their amazing abilities, and scientists are still scratching their heads over the unraveling its secrets.
Lulu Hurst grew up in a small town in the family priest. She later claimed that she received an unusual "power" during the storm and thunderstorms. Several times speaking to the audience in his hometown, Lulu came to the national level. Her presentation consisted of striking power available.
Lulu Hurst raises three men on a chair.
14-year-old girl called "Miracle of Georgia" and "Magnetic girl". It became popular, earning in one performance more than most Americans per year. While in the theatrical rooms can usually be seen magicians, comedians, dancers, singers, acrobats. The more unusual was the sight of a teenage girl who is easy to scatter the strong men on the stage.
Lulu Hurst shows the number with a stick.
In one of the rooms of daredevils from the crowd suggested to hold fast in their hands folded umbrella. Lulu, as if effortlessly with one hand so moved umbrella that a grown man could not cope with it and would collapse to the ground. Further, several men were asked to take a stick and keep ahead. Only one hand Lulu moved this entire group, so that they were forced to let go of the stick. Or on the contrary, they tried to move Lulu. She firmly hold the stick and on the spot, standing only on one leg. With the 14-year-old girl who weighed 50 kilos, no one could handle even the wrestlers and circus athletes.
Crown room with a chair. Figure in the "Illustrated newspaper Frank Leslie," July 26, 1884.
On the performances of Lulu Hurst going to very different audiences. Numerous skeptics have had an opportunity to take part in an experiment to test the reality of "miraculous powers" of a young girl.
very illusive illustration of "the Force" Lulu Hurst. Drawing on the cover of her autobiography, 1897.
Some said that her amazing abilities - is the exact mechanical calculations, in which people and props appear in the form of complex interacting levers. Others believed that the "Strength" girls associated with the mysterious electromagnetic energy, physics and psychology.
But no research scientists were not able to rationally explain how she manages to overcome strong adult men. Popularity performances Lulu Hurst was stunning. Its revenues amounted to a million dollars, when, in November 1885, just two years after the start, she stated career termination. Perhaps she felt that she had earned enough money, or just tired of the constant travel. She married her former manager and healed a quiet life.
The men are trying to keep Lulu Hurst.