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Meet Richard Gibson; The Man who Kept all his Fingernails In A Jar Since 1978

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Today's story is about a man Richard Gibson who started keeping all his nails in a jar instead of throwing them in the waste bin (dust bin) out of curiosity. Enjoy.

Gibson is a 58-year-old oil investor, was clipping his toenails when he decided to put the clippings into the manicure box instead of the trash can.

He said;“I started doing it again and again and then decided to see how long it would take to fill the box,” he said proudly.

The manicure box took only two years to fill up, but by then he was hooked, and decided to moved his nails collection to the glass jar he currently uses.

“I have no idea how many nails are in the jar,” Gibson said. “It’s well into the thousands.”

The funniest thing is that Richard Gibson keeps this his "most cherished" item on a shelf in his Lafayette, Louisianaa, home.

This item is not a picture of his loved ones, nor a prized trophy, or maybe a medal, it’s a jar containing every single toenail and fingernail he’s clipped off himself since February, 1978.

He said his ex wife used to insist he hid his Keratin collection when visitors come visiting.

Gibson figures the jar is 99 percent full, but hasn’t thought about what to do when the last toenail reaches the tippy-top.

“I don’t know what I’ll do,” he said. “I’ll probably put them into something else. I’ve got enough room for several more months worth of nails.”

Funnily, he has no fixed schedule for adding to the jar.

“I only cut them when I break a fingernail or toenail,” he said. “I don’t cut them that often — they’re long.”

Nails are the only clippings Gibson collects.

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