Sieben Frauen wollten Kartoffeln ausgraben. Es gab kein Mehl in ihrem Bezirk und sie suchten verzweifelt nach Nahrung. Zwei Frauen im Haus fanden den Tod. Die Kartoffelernterinnen warfen sich flach auf den Boden in der Hoffnung, unentdeckt zu bleiben.
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Scientists want to investigate their absence. The detail first attracted the attention of the Polish news media when the village sent an all-girl team to a regional competition for young volunteer firefighters. On a recent visit, four separate television crews had been dispatched to the one-road town, with 96 houses, to cover the case of the missing males. In the years since the last baby boy was born, there have been 12 births in the village, an agricultural community on the edge of the smallest and least populated province in Poland. Residents do not know what accounts for the anomaly, but many think it might all just be a coincidence, like a run of coin flips turning up heads. Frischko has decided to offer a reward for the next couple who have a boy.