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Barbed wire fences given new roles in contrast to first usage

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WORTHINGTON -- I was wondering the other day just how wealthy the guy that invented barbed wire was and who ended up with his very vast fortune?


I would venture to guess that there has been enough barbed wire sold in the United States to reach to the moon and back 500 times. This invention has been erected in every corner of the earth that I have had the opportunity to visit.

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