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Beyond the pyramids: Twitter users create a “Ben Carson Wikipedia”

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“A pony must eat 57 apples before it becomes a horse.”
  • Hanna Kozlowska
By Hanna Kozlowska

Investigative reporter

This article is more than 2 years old.

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson was once seen as a boring candidate for the Republican presidential nomination. But recent stories about the GOP frontrunner would seem to suggest otherwise: Especially his theory that the Egyptian pyramids were built by the biblical Joseph for grain storage, rather than as tombs for the pharaohs.

In response, the internet hive mind created a new meme: the Ben Carson Wikipedia. Here are some fun “facts” he inspired:

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