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    Gruesome Items Edward Gein Made From Corpses

    Serial killer Ed Gein (1906–1984) of Plainfield, Wisconsin, was the inspiration for the villains of several gruesome horror films, including Leatherface in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Buffalo Bill in Silence of the Lambs, and Norman Bates in Psycho. Gein’s mother, Augusta—a psychotic, manipulative, domineering religious fanatic—became a single mother after the 1940 heart attack and […] More