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Question asked by Mikal Ankrah on Feb 22, 2013
Latest reply on Apr 19, 2013 by Mitsuru Yamada

Are there any atoms in my body right now that used to belong to Abe Lincoln, or Hitler? In other words, do particles of matter on earth get mixed so well by natural processes that when we die, our particles are evenly distributed over the whole world, a little bit everywhere? Or do we just stay in one place as dust? Is it reasonable to guess that our bodies have atoms from all the people/animals/whatever that have died before us?

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